Untitled SF Presents
Danny Paul Grody, Deep Ellum
1710 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA, 94103
Doors 7:30 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is 18 and over
"Beautiful blend of vocals and strings ... The instrumentals and vocals featured on Lia Rose's album When You Need Me Most each possess a quiet strength. The two work together, one never overshadowing the other, making this a successful solo effort for the California indie singer/songwriter." -- Performer Magazine
"Lia Rose sings with a refreshingly pure voice that is effortlessly engaging... [she] exhibited sincerity with both her gentle tone and her lyrics. She sat atop a stool barefoot, living behind her bangs, singing from her heart, and the audience loved it. Her peaceful sound of soft acoustic riffs paired with her smooth and fragile vocals offer something uniquely different. The event, put on by KC Turner in collaboration with KFOG radio was the perfect place to see Rose up close and personal. 'And we carry on as we're meant to, and we all find home when we're supposed to,' sang Rose. Her voice seemed to linger around the room with a dream-like quality, probably because she sounded a bit unreal. If you want something a little different with a lot of substance, check out one of her gigs." -- The Owl Mag
Danny Paul Grody
Danny Paul Grody is a solo musician and founding member of San Francisco based bands Tarentel, The Drift, Believer, and Moholy-Nagy. He is a self taught guitarist, and the melodies at the core of Danny’s songwriting bring to mind his love of West African kora, Tacoma style fingerpicking and all things minimal, repetitive & hypnotic.
His first solo album Fountain was released in 2010 on Root Strata followed up by In Search Of Light on the Students Of Decay label in 2011. He’s contributed tracks to the recent Three Lobed 2012 record store day LP Eight Trails, One Path as well as to Vol. 5 of the Tompkins Square guitar soli series, Imaginational Anthem. 2013 will see the release of his third solo album on the wonderful Three Lobed Recordings.
In addition to his solo and collaborative work, Danny also composes music for film. He recently finished original scores for the documentary films Off Label, written and directed by Donal Mosher and Michael Palmieri, and Entry Denied, written by Matchu Latorre. His compositions are also featured on the award-winning soundtrack to the documentary film October Country, also directed by Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher. The film has shown at documentary festivals around the globe and has garnered several honors, juried prizes, and awards along the way including “Best Musical Score” at the renowned Cinema Eye Honors in NYC! It was also an Independent Spirit Awards nominee for “Best Documentary of 2009″, winner of Silverdocs “US Grand Jury Prize”, winner Montreal R.I.D.M. “Editing Prize”, and the “Best First Feature” at DOCLISBOA.
Deep Ellum plays a homespun brand of soulful Americana they like to call bootcut boogie, cosmic country, and roadhouse rock n’roll. Fronted by singer-songwriter David Glasebrook, the group evokes Tony Joe White and Creedence Clearwater Revival, Gram Parsons and The Flying Burrito Brothers, Crazy Horse and The Band, Townes Van Zandt and Kris Kristofferson, Stax and Excello.
But what do they sound like? Deep Ellum sounds like the lazy Mississippi slowly rollin’ by on a southern summer afternoon; like the locusts singing at the close of a long day; like a stone-cold trucker barreling down the highway at 110 miles per hour; like a lonesome drifter wailing on his harmonica; like car wheels on a gravel road.
Since playing their first show in May 2011, a sold-out show in their hometown of Santa Cruz, Ca, the band has performed regularly, sharing stages with Howlin Rain, Vetiver, Fruit Bats, Moondoggies, Magic Trick, The Romany Rye, The White Buffalo, Sic Alps, The Parson Red Heads, and others. The band and the their fans are eagerly anticipating the release of their debut ep “Welcome to Deep Ellum” in late 2012.