If anyone would have predicted it they probably would have switched the bill around a bit, but the talents of three bands with animal references in their names combined forces to play a killer show at a venue that, honestly, sounds like it’s named after an animal. The Social Animals played their last show on a long list of North American dates to an intimate audience at The Rino in North Kansas City on a Wednesday night, with local favorites Violent Bear and – filling in last minute – Chase the Horseman opening. Check out some highlights below!

Meredith Schneider