We are happy to have The Roosevelts come bring there musical style to The Acoustic. A must see show!! Doors 7pm - Music 8pm - http://theroosevelts.bpt.me
Supporting this show is Holy Ghost Tent Revival
We are The Roosevelt's: America's Own Indie-Rock Act
The Roosevelt's lead singer James Mason muses on the birth of their name: It was Presidents Day. It was our first day in the studio. We had the songs, but
we didn't have a name. There were two of them, and two of us. I like to think they would have been fans of our music. As one half of the electric duo along with lead guitarist Jason Kloess, the two brothers in song, not blood (though maybe beards) carved a distinctive niche on the renowned live music scene of Austin, Texas, before their recent move to the music industry's third coast Nashville, Tennessee. Together, the songsmiths cultivated a sound that's a little bluesy, a little bit folky, and a little bit rock 'n' roll. Sure, there's some mandolin in there, but most importantly, it's just heartfelt, genuine music that belongs to them alone, not any genre. When forced to give it a name, the boys will tell you its harmony-driven American rock with a 70s sensibility. Still, some tastemakers are describing their sound as warm, rootsy pop. Ultimately, you might have to decide for yourself.
Holy Ghost Tent Revival
9 years, 3 genres, and 4 records into it, Holy Ghost Tent Revival’s sound has emerged as something different than anyone might have expected. The music, now filled with 3 and 4-part harmonies reminiscent of the Beatles in one section and Motown in the next. The drums, bass, and keys, now centered on a Stax-like groove, and the 3 electric guitars now tastefully breathe dynamics into each song. All-the-while, the organic horns don’t dominate but compliment, like the old Memphis soul horns or The Band in “The Last Waltz”.
Now laced with female vocals, 4 part harmonies, synths, and a second trumpet, HGTR is marrying genres in a way that NPR describes as that of a “soul-rock horn band that recalls 60s and 70s classic-rock influences such as The Band and The Flying Burrito Brothers…”. This new sound has inspired amazing acts like Lake Street Dive, Dr. Dog, Shovels and Rope, and Robert Randolph & the Family Band to share their stage with them and in turn has elevated Holy Ghost Tent Revival to a nationally touring, mainstage-ready band.