New York-based band The Rotaries transcends indie rock's casual indifference — indifference masked as cool — and instead embraces dreamy tones and textures that border on a kind of pop-symphonic aesthetic. Consequently, the tunes liberate, the beat drives, and the cool is genuine. The equally cool Sports, Cottage Jefferson, and the Rochambros also share the bill.
The Rotaries perform Wednesday, June 5, 8 p.m. at the Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. $7-$9. bugjar.com.