The New Old Cavalry

The New Old Cavalry

The New Old Cavalry offers today's concert-goer an opportunity to take two steps back into the past and one large step into the future. We seek to turn every stage we play on into an event where sounds of varying backgrounds can intermingle and transform into a heart-felt, and unapologetically dynamic mash-up of hard-driving bluegrass, gospel-inspired harmonies, and psychedelic looseness. Its New, Its Old, its the Cavalry and we intend to take your foot-stompin' and whiskey swiggin' past the astral zone!

In a few short months, The New Old Cavalry has grown from a close-knit group of porch-jam regulars to rubbing elbows with bluegrass heavy-weights like Hot Buttered Rum, Cornmeal, Greensky Bluegrass, The Infamous Stringdusters, Devil's Train, Bonepony, and more. We've recorded an EP and keep churning out original numbers, an anticipate our first full length album by the end of 1/2010.

Our music extends no further then all of the support we've received from our friends and rapidly growing family. We would not be here if it were not for all of you who open your homes to bluegrass jams at all hours of the night, amateur photographers, word-of-mouth promoters,street team, and all those who spread the word to friends.

If you've sat on a porch with us, you are part of the Cavalry too! If you've got an instrument, please play along. If you've got a song you want to sing, call the tune! If you want a party, we'd love to play at it.

When singer/songwriter John Statz isn't at home in Denver, Colorado, he's out traveling the world, playing shows and writing and recording in places like Budapest, Slovenia, Quebec, and Anchorage. For his new album, Old Fashioned, he is bringing it back home. Whereas the previous album (Ghost Towns) was filled with worldly influences and subject matter, Old Fashioned brings us back to the heartland: Midwestern America.

Recorded in Iowa City with revered producer Bo Ramsey (Lucinda Williams, Greg Brown, Pieta Brown) this album is all about deep love, hard-working Midwestern folk, nostalgia for times past and of course, history.



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The New Old Cavalry with John Statz

Sunday, August 25 · 8:00 PM at Tonic Room