Pierce Edens & Ben Sparaco in the Lounge at City Winery @ City Winery Nashville, Nashville [11 July]

Pierce Edens & Ben Sparaco in the Lounge at City Winery


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11
July
19:00 - 21:00

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City Winery Nashville
609 Lafayette St, Nashville, Tennessee 37203
TICKETS ARE $10 IN ADVANCE, & $15 AT THE DOOR

Pierce Edens
Over the last ten years, Pierce Edens has been drawing on his Appalachian songwriting roots and blending them with the grungy rock and roll sounds that took him in his teenage years. The result is a haunting and fiery mixture that is notoriously hard to pin down. Allmusic.com classifies Edens as both “Folk-Rock” and “psychedelic-grunge,” and No Depression writer Bill Kopp says “[He] could just as easily- and accurately- be tagged with the singer/songwriter label; He’s a gritty troubadour who takes what he needs from each style, blending and bending it to suit the needs of his songs.”

Or, as Fred Mills state in Blurt Magazine, “Somewhere up there in the hills of western North Carolina a lot of bodies are buried, and Pierce Edens is the man with the locations. There’s no evidence that a cop, D.A. or judge can bring forth, mind you, but he clearly knows something; you can hear it in his twisted, tortured vocal bray […] a soulful-yet-serrated instrument that conveys far more than even its owner might intend.”

Now, in his fifth fully independent album (Stripped Down Gussied Up), Edens has taken his singular voice back home to his studio in Western North Carolina to bury some more bodies. This album witnesses Edens stripping down the instrumentation to simply the vocals, percussion, and guitar, alongside his long time band-mate Kevin Reese accompanying with lead guitar, mandolin, and occasional banjo for a handful of genre-bending songs. Stripped Down Gussied Up delivers Edens’ signature sound as it should be heard; intimate and atmospheric, glittery, gritty, and raw.

Ben Sparaco
Ben Sparaco and The New Effect formed in 2017 when Florida-born singer, songwriter, and guitarist began playing with drummer Anthony Quirk and bassist Adam Discipio. Now based in Nashville, TN, Sparaco and the band have maintained a lengthy touring schedule, cutting their teeth playing coast to coast in clubs, festivals, and theaters.

Sparaco spent his teen years making a name for himself in the jam scene of the Southeast, playing with members of the Allman Brothers Band, Dead and Company, Tedeschi Trucks Band, and more, before he even turned 20. This included a touring stint in late Allman Brothers drummer Butch Trucks’ band. After recording his 2016 release “Bring the Jubilee EP” with a Florida-based group of musicians, he moved to Nashville. There, he amassed a group of some of Nashville’s finest to record his debut solo record “Wooden” with producer Ross Holmes (Mumford and Sons, Bruce Hornsby, Warren Haynes), which also featured a guest appearance from Luther Dickinson.

After finalizing The New Effect’s powerful lineup with Berklee graduates Quirk and Discipio, Sparaco’s songwriting started branching out from his southern rock roots, showing indie rock and pop influences, evident on the forthcoming EP “Greetings, from Ben Sparaco and The New Effect,” available everywhere now.
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