Hill Country Live, now entering its second year of providing D.C. with an authentic slice of Texas, brings more quality Americana and roots offerings to its stage this May. Newly confirmed dates include twangy duo Sons of Fathers May 15, legendary songwriter Chip Taylor May 17, and Texas country five-piece Heybale May 31. Other dates include honky-tonk Brooklyn band Sweetback Sisters May 18 and American Country troubadours Mockingbird Sun May 24.
Sons of Fathers - 5/15 - The Austin, Texas duo are known for their twangy Americana and tight harmonies. Touring in support of their debut album, they've appeared on WXPN's World Café, and have been profiled by the likes of The Wall Street Journal and CMT. http://sonsoffathers.net/
Chip Taylor & The New Ukrainians - 5/19 - Taylor is the critically acclaimed singer/songwriter behind "Wild Thing" and "Angel of the Morning" whose new album, the "compelling" (Billboard) and "meaningful"(Chicago Sun-Times) 'F**K All The Perfect People' was inspired by his shows for Swedish prison inmates and recorded with his Scandinavian touring band The New Ukrainians. http://www.trainwreckrecords.com
Heybale - 5/31 - This five-piece Texas country band features musicians who have played with Willie Nelson, Wanda Jackson, Merle Haggard, Brian Setzer and Johnny Cash including vocalist Gary Claxton and guitarist Redd Volkaert. http://www.heybale.com/
Hill Country Live DC is located at 410 7th St. NW Washington, DC 20004. Phone: 202-556-2050
About Hill Country Live:
Hill Country Live features the best of Americana, Alt-Country and Roots music presented in state-of-the-art performance venues in New York City and Washington DC. Since 2007, Hill Country Barbecue Market has been NYC's premier destination for authentic Texas barbecue and recently, with Hill Country Live, it has established itself as NYC's home for Americana music. Legends like Rosanne Cash, Bob Schneider, Dale Watson, Asleep at the Wheel and Shooter Jennings have performed, and Hill Country Live has partnered with Nashville's Americana Music Association, SXSW Music Festival, and New Orleans' Export NOLA. A second location, in Washington, D.C.'s thriving Penn Quarter (410 Seventh Street, NW) opened in 2011 meeting with equal success and has presented shows by Roger Creager, Band of Heathens, Carolyn Wonderland, Slaid Cleaves and The Holmes Bros. Part of Hill Country Live's core mission is to serve our local communities in Washington, DC and New York, as well as to serve the communities of our familial and spiritual roots: Austin, the Hill Country, and the great state of Texas.
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