Scene and Heard

Jack Maybe is looking for more monster performances

COTTAGE GROVE — Browse through the discography of The Jack Maybe Project and one thing quickly becomes obvious: This band has a lot of songs about monsters, and these particular monsters are animated caricatures who play musical instruments.

“A lot of the songs I write are sad, so I try to put cartoonish faces on them to make them more palatable,” guitarist Jack Maybe said Saturday night, March 6, during a set break at the Axe & Fiddle. 

“Our next album is all about fighting or accepting those demons or monsters . . .