Drew Southern, Louder Space, 28 North, The Fire Department
1221 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
Memphis, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Drew Southern has traveled the country polishing his exciting blend of blues, soul and rock n roll. Whether it's Yoshi's San Francisco main stage sharing the bill with the iconic Big Brother and the Holding Company or a blues bar on the sunset strip down in LA, there is nothing Drew loves more than to grab his guitar and let it rip. The future is very bright for Drew Southern.
Take the art of timeless songwriting, infuse it with astounding instrumental prowess, and throw in the blistering energy and attitude of the 21st century. What do you get? 28 North. Recently Voted Best Band in Pittsburgh by Pittsburgh Magazine, the members of the band — Michael Lindner, Taylor Netzler, Tyler Bond, and Dominic Liberati — have been putting on epic, crowd-pleasing shows all across the U.S. from New York to California, and everywhere in between. An ever-growing mob of fans has been coming out to watch 28 North perform with groups like Blues Traveler, Young the Giant, My Morning Jacket, TV on the Radio, and Crash Kings. The band has recently signed with legendary manager Jerry Heller (CCR, CSNY, Elton John, Marvin Gaye, NWA) and relocated to Los Angeles. 28 North has become a Los Angeles staple regularly performing at The Roxy, The Viper Room, and House of Blues LA. The groups self titled record, '28 North' has gotten radio play for 28 North in over 150 markets across the nation. Armed with this record, their unparalleled vocal harmonies, virtuosic guitar work, polished hook laden songwriting, a rapidly expanding fan base, and their boundless charisma, it's only a matter of time before "28 North" is blazing from the stadium lights.
28 North is currently playing tour dates nationally and working with Grammy Award producer David Kershenbaum among others on what is poised to be their breakout record, "World on Fire."
Rock n' Roll Ninjas. Purveyors of Joy. Pittsburgh heavyweights making moves out west. Managed by the Jerry Heller. Currently in studio working on a full length!
Water, Pizza, The 90's, Socks, Weights, TV's, Dinners, TV Dinners, Rock, and, Roll.
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The Band, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Green Day, Phish, Tool, Wilco, John Scofield, The Beatles, Cold War Kids, Nusrat Fateh Ali Kahn, REM, Loudon Wainwright III, Led Zeppelin, Pearl Jam, Bjork, Donny Iris, Pink Floyd, Nickleback, Radiohead, Aerosmith.
The Fire Department
Performing in front of a crowd has never been an issue for The Fire Department. Dubbed as “party rockers” by The Santa Barbara Independent, the musicians first gained notoriety in the Isla Vista, CA party scene while the members attended the University of California, Santa Barbara. Following in the footsteps of other Isla Vista standouts, such as Rebelution and Jack Johnson, the artists grew to be the talk of the town by hosting wild house party concerts that were routinely attended by thousands of fans.
After graduation the band moved to an orange grove in Ojai, CA to live together and write music. A clear new style emerged for the youthful musicians. After weeks of songwriting and practicing the songs were finally ready to be recorded at Santa Barbara’s renowned Playback Studios, with the same talented staff that contributed to Katy Perry’s smash hits “Teenage Dream” and “Prism.” The result was magical. The Underwater – EP, released on April 2nd, 2014, showcases a more mature sound from the artists and was followed by a sold out release show at Velvet Jones in Santa Barbara the following day.
The future is bright for The Fire Department, and expectations are high. The “party rockers” have grown into a new sonic complexity, and they are ready to take the world by storm.
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