JD MCPHERSON

  
JD MCPHERSON
  

04/05/2017

Visulite Theatre (16+ (Must have ID) - Under 16 with Parent Only)

Doors Open: 7:00 - Show Starts: 8:00

Tickets Still Available at Door

Let the Good Times Roll

You could mistake JD McPherson for a revivalist, given how few other contemporary artists are likely to assert, as he boldly does, that “’Keep a Knockin’ by Little Richard is the best record ever made. It’s so insanely visceral, you feel like it’s going to explode your speakers. If I’m listening to that in the car, I find myself having to brake suddenly. I can listen to that and it makes me feel like I’m 20 feet tall. And the feeling of joy I get from that record is always going to be the real push behind trying to make music.”

But in a very real sense, McPherson is much more a pioneer than roots resuscitator. He’s knocking at the door of something that arguably hasn’t yet been accomplished—a spirited, almost spiritual hybrid that brings the forgotten lessons from the earliest days of rock & roll into a future that has room for the modernities of studio technique and 21st century singer/songwriter idiosyncrasies that Richard Penniman would not recognize. Let the Good Times Roll, his second album, is a stranger, and more personal affair than its Fats Domino-redolent title might at first suggest, but the name isn’t exactly ironic, either. If you, too, brake for pleasure, you’ll screech to a halt at the enrapturing sound of these Good Times.

www.jdmcpherson.com



JUDE MOSES

Start Time: 8:00

In April 2012, we released our self-titled debut EP, Jude Moses. The responses we had to our songs were encouraging and humbling. The single "Mistaken Hands" reached #17 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter charts. Even more encouraging were the individuals who shared their love for our music whether in person after a show, or on the internet, your words encouraged us to keep going.  Since then, we have been writing music and performing it across the country. We've been touring with great bands and getting inspired by our country's varied landscapes and the stories within them. We've enjoyed working on musical projects like our cover of Misty Mountain Cold, and our music video for Oak Tree.

With our music, our heart is to create something that resonates with the listener. Our desire to create brought us to our second project. Stephen Williams asked Jesse Proctor and Shae Wooten to join him in this new Jude Moses record, and we began collaborating on what would eventually become the album - We Won't Die.

Our Kickstarter campaign raised $11,000 in November of 2013, which allowed us to independently produce this new album. We flew to Jesse's hometown of Seattle, WA to write, record, and create, and then added layers and continued to build the sounds in Nashville and Charlotte. When it was finished, it was truly a collaboration of our most talented musician friends. We were lucky to have the opportunity to work with such talented producers, songwriters, instrumentalists and vocalists. This record debuted in February of 2015 and is available on iTunes and Spotify.

judemoses.com