Jamestown Revival

Jamestown Revival (10:20 PM)

Nikki Lane (9:15 PM)

Pete Molinari (8:30 PM)

Sat, November 29, 2014

8:00 pm

$15.00

Sold Out

This event is all ages

Due to Overwhelming Demand-2nd show added on Sunday, November 30th!!!

Facebook comments:

Jamestown Revival - (Set time: 10:20 PM)
Jamestown Revival
At the heart of Jamestown Revival is a friendship that spans over a decade.

Jonathan Clay and Zach Chance grew up together in the small Texas town of Magnolia. From a young age, they shared a love for music as well as the outdoors. About an hour north of Magnolia TX, there was some old family land with a dilapidated ranch house where they spent the better part of their adolescence.

At one point or another, music from Creedence Clearwater and The Everly Brothers, to fellow Texans Willie Nelson, Guy Clark, and Stevie Ray Vaughan found it’s way through an old pair of speakers that sat on the back porch. The pair spent the day exploring that thousand-acre plot of land, and when the sun when down they took to the records of the songwriters and bands that inspired them. At the age of 22, they moved to Austin and began to craft a sound of their own. Deeply rooted in harmony, they merged the sounds of the South with classic American, and Western rock.

Looking for adventure, as well as a change of pace, they eventually made the decision to head west and make the move to Los Angeles, CA.

Throughout the course of the next 12 months, they wrote what will be Jamestown Revival’s first full-length album. It’s heavily autobiographical, telling the stories of their adventures, their discomforts, and their observations. In order to capture the spirit of the music, the two found a log cabin high within the Wasatch Mountains of Utah. The pair, along with their band and engineer, set out to convert it in to a temporary recording studio. With wild moose right outside the window, and aspen leaves spinning in the wind, they tracked 14 songs. Performed live, with no headphones, and entirely to tape, the process captured the moments in the room.

Now back L.A., the duo are planning to release their music and gear up for life back out on the road. These days, they’re exploring far more than just a thousand acres…
Nikki Lane - (Set time: 9:15 PM)
Nikki Lane
For her hotly anticipated sophomore album, Nashville songstress Nikki Lane teamed up with Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys for a record that turns the vulnerable singer-songwriter stereotype on its ears. With songs that crucify ex-boyfriends, celebrate one-night stands (as long as she can bolt town right after) and proclaim that it's "always the right time to do the wrong thing," Lane comes across like a modern-era Wanda Jackson, albeit with more oats to sow. "My songs always paint a pretty clear picture of what's been going on in my life, so thisis one moody record," she says. "There's lots of talk of misbehaving and moving on."
All or Nothin' will be released via New West Records on May 6th, 2014.
Pete Molinari - (Set time: 8:30 PM)
Pete Molinari
“Pete Molinari – if you don’t know anything about him, he’s great” - Bruce Springsteen

Pete Molinari is fast establishing himself as one of the UK's most exciting musical talents. Born into a large Maltese, Italian and Egyptian family in Kent, the young musician became fascinated with the 1960s' folk of Leadbelly, Hank Williams, and Woody Guthrie. After reading the beat writings of Jack Kerouac, Pete set off for New York where he honed his craft in the blues clubs of the East Village. Then he travelled to Memphis, New Orleans, San Francisco and Los Angeles when he could, before returning home to record his debut album “Walking Off The Map” with the help of Billy Childish. While recording his follow up album, “A Virtual Landslide” at Toe Rag Studios in London, Pete began working with producer Liam Watson, invigorating his sound with a full band, thus uniquely modernising a historic sound.

His previous work, the critically acclaimed “A Train Bound For Glory,” earned Pete an appearance on BBC's Later With Jools Holland and a nomination for Best Newcomer at the MOJO Awards. Pete was honored to join Yoko Ono on stage last summer when she curated the 2013 Meltdown Festival at the Royal Festival Hall in London. For the festival finale, Yoko and her band performed for the first time ever the John Lennon/Yoko Ono Double Fantasy album, in its entirety. Yoko handpicked Pete to sing the Lennon songs “Woman” and “(Just Like) Starting Over” along with her band. Other featured guests included Sean Lennon, Patti Smith, Peaches, Boy George, Siouxsie Sioux and Earl Slick.

Successful stints in the U.S. brought acclaim from a host of songwriters and producers as diverse as Bruce Springsteen, Yoko Ono, Dan Auerbach, Raul Malo, Andrew Weatherall and Tchad Blake who have all become fans of the songwriter from Chatham. Pete talks about the support of such musical luminaries with his feet firmly on the ground: “I love what they do as well. I’m thrilled to think they appreciate the substance and content of my music”.

Pete completed his fourth album “Theosophy” in early 2014, recording most of the original album tracks with Jim and Rob Homes at Humbug Studios on the Isle Of Wight, then adding the talents of producer Liam Watson, acclaimed DJ/re-mixer Andrew Weatherall, Grammy award-winning producer/mixer Tchad Blake and guest musicians Dan Auerbach and Barrie Cadogan to the process. It was important to Pete to have the contributions of all of these diverse and creative minds, which meant taking time with the recording was essential.

Along with the mainstay influences of Billie Holliday, Jack Kerouac, John Coltraine and Leadbelly, inspiration for “Theosophy” came from unexpected sources, including The Theosophical Society - an organization formed in 1875 “to promote an understanding of the Esoteric Teachings” and whose interest spans science, mysticism, religion and the arts. “Theosophy” pushes lots of musical boundaries, and with a host of musical allies he was able to explore new creative fields not ventured on past albums. It's been a journey that has brought Pete to a new level of songwriting, epitomized best by Tchad Blake. As Pete recalls, “Tchad told me he admired my sense of abandonment. I think going off and finding out what he meant by that really summed up the whole record. The sense I got was that I'm not inhibited by anything that's going on at the moment, whether the present or the past. I just go about things my own way.” That's Theosophy.
Venue Information:
Troubadour
9081 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, 90069
http://www.troubadour.com/

All lineups and times subject to change