’s top Northern Rock band, Eastbound Jesus will be taking over Red Square in Albany this weekend, where they will be recording their first ever live album. Eastbound Jesus most recently opened up for moe. for their New Year’s Run at The Palace Theater and this will be their first time playing in their home of the Capital Region in 2014. The six-piece band gains fans all over the Upstate NY region singing about cold weather, whiskey and women with fast picking strings and a hot foot stomping rhythm. Be on the lookout for their live album release, set to drop in late winter or early spring.
Each night, the doors open at 8pm with first acts on at 9pm. Driftwood will be kicking off Friday night and fiddler Claire Byrne will be sitting in for some tunes with EBJ. Binghamton’s Driftwood is an all string quartet with a burning passion for folk rock that is contagious almost instantly. The Blind Spots will open up Saturday night and keyboardist Tony Meier will join EBJ for some music later in the night. The female led vocalist, Maddy Walsh has been compared to every great female vocalist you can think of and is sure to catch you by surprise. This Rock Indie band from Ithaca has a bold sound that grows with every show.
Do not miss these Guthrie Bell Productions shows that are proof that Upstate NY has the best home grown talent. Tickets are $10 online or $12 at the door.