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Hey! You're Part of it! That's right— one of the most beloved New England bands of the last 30 years is coming to The Press Room.
Red Sky Mary has earned themselves a reputation for putting on one of the most incredible live shows out there. If you've been losing faith in modern rock 'n' roll, these guys will make you a believer again.
Hailing from Newburyport, MA, Red Tail Hawk run the gamut from alternative and indie rock to pop, pulling in influences from just about every other genre they can along the way. What it all adds up to is a fun mix that’s all their own. You’ll hear echoes of Steely Dan, The Police, and Maroon 5 and you’ll be left smiling from ear to ear.
Shamarr Allen is the perfect embodiment of modern New Orleans soul, bringing together sounds from deep within the realms of jazz, hip hop, rock, funk, blues, and country. With collaborations under his belt with a wide range of musical legends like Willie Nelson, Galactic, and Lenny Kravitz, there's pretty much nothing he can't do.
If the band name Garcia Peoples isn't an obvious enough nod to their inspiration, dig into the warm vocal harmonies and spellbinding double guitar jams that await. These young bucks love The Grateful Dead. But this is no mere tribute band, which becomes clear in the way they take the golden sounds of yore and drag them into the future, offering a commendable mix of '60s west coast psych, acid folk, and modern indie rock.
Clever Girls is returning with loud guitars, irresistible melodies, and a couple of the best local indie bands in the game.
Rustic Overtones is a 6-piece band from Portland, ME that plays a brand of indie rock steeped in soul, garage punk, jazz, and psychedelic music of the ‘60s and ‘70s. They’ve collaborated and recorded with David Bowie and Ray LaMontagne and frontman Dave Gutter has written songs for the likes of Aaron Neville, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, Carlos Santana, and Eric Clapton. So, suffice it to say...these guys know what they’re doing.
When Parker Gispert's longtime band The Whigs disbanded a couple years ago, a lot of people wondered what was next for the beloved frontman. The answer: banishing himself to the spacious countryside for some fresh inspiration and eventually returning with his most exquisite work to date. Come hear the fruits of his labor as he hits The Press Room in support of his first solo album, Sunlight Tonight.
Inspired by a long line of classic American troubadours from Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan to Ryan Lamontagne and Jeff Tweedy, Martin England's take on roots music is both philosophically and emotionally rich, pulling you in with warm, inviting melodies and leaving you with lyrics worth days of pondering.
The Kenny Brothers serve up quality roots 'n' roll with warm harmonies and good vibes while Cold Engines use intricate vocal harmonies to bring to life their rock-fueled R&B and soul music.