Eastbound Throwdown is just days away.
The event takes place Saturday, Aug. 1, at The Greenwich Elks Lodge 2223 in the Washington County town of Greenwich. The lineup will include Eastbound Jesus, Green (Grateful Dead Set), The North & South Dakotas, Rodeo Barons and The Blind Owl Band. The show is presented by Guthrie Bell Productions.
Doors open at noon and the bands hit the stage at 1 p.m. Children 15 years and younger can get into the event for free. If you hurry and pre-order tickets, they will only cost $18, compared to $25 the day of the show. Attendees have until Friday night at 7 p.m. to take advantage of the pre-order price.
Greenwich natives Eastbound Jesus were named Metroland’s “Best Alt-Country Band” in the newsprint’s Best of 2015 edition. Eastbound’s newest album, Hollerin’ , came out this past May. Eastbound is also looking for help from fans and music lovers to help fund their next album through a PledgeMusic.com campaign.
Eastbound Jesus formed in 2010. The band starting playing together in a barn just outside of Greenwich. Their debut album, Greatest Hits Vol.1, was recorded in a bedroom in 2011. The band also won the Saratoga Performing Arts Battle of the Bands in 2011.
The North & South Dakotas formed in the winter of 2011. The folk rock & roll band from Upstate New York crafts their sound around old-time American music.
Saranac Lake natives The Blind Owl Band released their first album, Rabble Rousin, in 2012 when the band has been only playing for less than a year together, and they now have another album under their belt.
Green will play a Grateful Dead-inspired set, and Saratoga Spring natives the Rodeo Barons will bring their alt-country rock sound to the show.