88.5 FM presents
Parker Millsap (Night 1 of 2)
Jim and Sam
901 E 1st St
Los Angeles, CA, 90012
This event is 21 and over
Watch & Listen
At 25 years of age, Oklahoma native Parker Millsap is quickly making a name for himself with his captivating live performances, soulful sound, and character-driven narratives. He’s had a string of highlights in recent years including his network television debut on CONAN, a performance with Elton John at the Apple Music Festival in London, an Austin City Limits taping and an Americana Music Association nomination for Album of the Year. He has also received praise from The New York Times, The Boston Globe, LA Times, Austin Chronicle and Rolling Stone to name a few.
He first picked up an acoustic guitar at nine, then plugged in and went electric after getting into Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughan, eventually starting a cover band with classmate, Michael Rose who still plays bass with him today. Over the years he recruited musicians Daniel Foulks (fiddle) and Andrew Bones (Drums) to join his band.
Parker’s first three full-length releases – 2012’s Palisade, 2014’s self-titled LP, and 2016’s The Very Last Day – showcased a primal mastery of acoustic folk rock, with their flourish for revelation and fiery dynamics, all recorded with extreme precision, purpose and efficiency.
Parker’s newest album, Other Arrangements, (released 5/4/18 via Thirty Tigers) finds him taking bold steps in new directions. Associated press says "Parker Millsap rocks harder than ever on his fourth album." And Rolling Stone calls Other Arrangements Parker's "tightest, sharpest and most infectious set of songs to date."
Jim and Sam
Jim and Sam are a Los Angeles based wife/husband singer-songwriter duo. On November 3rd 2017 they completed their Anywhere Everyday Tour which found them playing one show every day for a year, changing their perspective on what it means to be musicians, performers and songwriters. At the end of the project they signed to Nettwerk Music Group and are currently working on new music that will soon be released and a documentary film about their 365 day Anywhere Everyday Tour.