The Bowery Presents
Brandi Carlile

Brandi Carlile

Jamestown Revival

Sat, July 20, 2013

Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Ives Concert Park

Danbury, CT

$39.50 reserved advance / $40 reserved day of show, $25 lawn

This event is all ages

Rain or Shine Event

Brandi Carlile
Brandi Carlile
Brandi Carlile will make her independent label debut on ATO March 3 with the release of 'The Firewatcher's Daughter.' The 12-song album explodes with energy, urgency and pristine harmonies and represents the start of a fresh chapter for Carlile and her longtime collaborators Tim and Phil Hanseroth, also known as "The Twins."

'The Firewatcher's Daughter' was recorded almost entirely as first takes without any demoing and little rehearsal before gathering at Bear Creek Studio in Washington State.

The result is immediate and electrifying. "The Eye," a song influenced by Crosby, Stills and Nash, is so intimate and hushed you can hear the quiver of Brandi's voice in a flawless 3-part harmony. Lead-off track and first single "Wherever Is Your Heart" captures a fiery intensity.

The creative spirit of the album is also exemplified in Brandi's sold-out Pin Drop Tour, which wowed audiences this fall. Playing historic rooms, Brandi and The Twins performed songs new and old without any amplification - no mics, no amps, no PA - relying only on their voices, acoustic instruments and the venues themselves. The Chicago Tribune attributed Carlile to proving "that sometimes music has more to say than speakers can communicate."

'The Firewatcher's Daughter' follows 2012's 'Bear Creek,' which debuted in the Billboard Top 10, was hailed as "gorgeous" by Rolling Stone and "tremendously assured" by NPR. Brandi has sold out venues like Red Rocks, back to back nights at The Beacon Theater and performed at Bonnaroo, Austin City Limits and more.

TRACK LISTING:
1. Wherever Is Your Heart
2. The Eye
3. The Things I Regret
4. Mainstream Kid
5. Beginning To Feel The Years
6. Wilder (We're Chained)
7. Blood Muscle Skin & Bone
8. I Belong To You
9. Alibi
10. The Stranger At My Door
11. Heroes And Songs
12. Murder In The City
Jamestown Revival
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 Revival 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 went 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 is Jamestown Revival’s first full-length album, UTAH. 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 the 11 songs that make up UTAH. Performed live, with no headphones, and entirely to tape, the process captured the moments in the room.

Jonathan Clay and Zach Chance have since moved back to Austin but one can usually find Jamestown Revival somewhere on the road these days…exploring far more than just that thousand-acre plot of land.
Venue Information:
Ives Concert Park
43 Lake Ave.
Danbury, CT, 06810
http://www.ivesconcertpark.com