Mark Lanky, Old Heavy Hands
1250 N Front Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19122
Doors 6:30 PM
This event is 21 and over
Brother Hawk puts on its morning jacket, unhitches its crazy horse, and gallops off in the direction of a big pink house somewhere over the hills and faraway. With this much horsepower at your command, why would you need to reinvent the wheel?
As captured on their most recent LP, Affairs of Plain Living, the four piece Atlanta band deals in raging riffs and huge hooks. Rhythms pound and pulse as serpentine guitar leads uncoil and slither, spiked with venomous licks that only a forked tongue could produce.
Their blend of Southern fried blues rock is firmly rooted in the earthy tricks traditionally traded for at the red clay crossroads but their live performances convey an electrified ebullience that blasts them into the stratosphere. On stage, they’re riding rockets fueled by a vicious cocktail of sweat and hellfire. An uncut, undeniable purity of purpose is palpable when the band is firing on all cylinders. Brother Hawk’s sound is the sunset that the hero rides into. It’s red hot white light. It’s honest emotion. It’s alive.
Hailing from Glen Arm, Maryland, Mark Lanky makes music for long days, dark nights, and years of tears and heartaches. Drawing influence from country greats like Lee Hazlewood, Jim Reeves, Kris Kristofferson, and Ray Price, Lanky creates a new breed of traditional country music. So sit back, burn a pack, drink a bottle dry, and drown whatever ails you.
Old Heavy Hands
They say appearances are everything, but in the case of North Carolina's tattooing troubadours, Old Heavy Hands, appearance is a livelihood. The unassuming trio comprised of Nate Hall, Larry Wayne and David Self are crafting some of the finest southern music. Old Heavy Hands lives just as comfortably on the record shelf next to Willie Nelson or Neil Young as it does between Lucero and Wilco