Girls Guns and Glory & Sarah Borges, November 15, 2014

April 8, 2014

GGG_withcow_lo7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $20; Kids 14 and under $5. Order tickets online. Online ticket orders end at 3 p.m. the day of the show. All tickets ordered online are picked up at the door the night of the show. No tickets are mailed. Doors open at 6:45.

If it weren’t for bands like Girls Guns and Glory and performers like Sarah Borges, it is doubtful Concerts at the Crossing would still be rocking Titusville after 19 seasons. This is exactly the kind of group that almost makes us want to rethink our decision to wind down the series.

For the past eight years, Boston’s Girls Guns and Glory have been making a name for themselves through relentless touring (about 200 gigs a year worldwide), the release of four critically acclaimed records, a slew of local awards, including being the Boston Music Awards first act of its genre to win Act of the Year, and international awards (Independent Artist of the Year at the French Country Music Awards). And, now, the hard-working band is refining their focus to the roots of rock ‘n’ roll with a twist of country on their fifth album, Good Luck.

The foursome (Ward Hayden on vocals/guitar, Paul Dilley on electric and upright bass/piano, Josh Kiggans on drums/percussion, and Chris Hersch on lead guitar/banjo) found inspiration for this record from early ’50s rock ‘n’ roll icons such as Chuck Berry, Eddie Cochran, and Buddy Holly, as well as country greats like Hank Williams and Johnny Cash. www.girlsgunsandglory.com

SarahBorgesPromoPicAs an added bonus, kicking off the evening and backed by Girls Guns and Glory is Sarah Borges who some of you may be familiar with from her recordings and seven years touring with her band The Broken Singles. Rolling Stone describes Sarah’s music as “friendly pop-rock with bits of twang, rockabilly, and ‘50’s pop,” and The New York Times described her as a “modern-minded honky tonker with a retro streak.” An equally apt description comes from Paste magazine, which wrote, “she has all the good parts of Sheryl Crow’s sound without the L.A. pop suckdom.” Her first release, as a solo artist, Radio Sweetheart is receiving rave reviews. Expect to hear songs from that album as well as some of her earlier work this evening. www.sarahborges.com

Whatever you do, don’t miss this rocking night at the Crossing.

 


Liz Longley w/special guests Barnaby Bright, March 28, 2015

April 6, 2014

Liz Longley newest7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $20; Kids 14 and under, $5. Order tickets. Online ticket orders end at 3 p.m. the day of the show. All tickets ordered online are picked up at the door the night of the show. No tickets are mailed. Doors open at 6:45.

Over the course of her still young career, Liz Longley has taken home top prizes at some of the most prestigious songwriting competitions in the country and shared stages with the likes of Shawn Colvin, Amos Lee, Paula Cole, Nanci Griffith, Livingston Taylor, and Colin Hay. An engaging performer with an effortless stage presence, Liz has broken advance ticket and merchandise sales records at numerous venues across the country, including Concerts at the Crossing. Most recently, Liz’s music has taken center stage on a national level with numerous television placements and radio airplay. A new album is due out in 2014. http://www.lizlongley.com

Barnaby Bright

Barnaby Bright

Opening the show is Barnaby Bright. Nathan and Rebecca Bliss are truly the modern day traveling troubadours, averaging roughly 200 shows and 40,000 miles traveled a year. They continue touring in support of their brand new full length record, The Longest Day, gracing such venues as Lincoln Center and NPR’s “Mountain Stage” in West Virgina. http://www.barnabybright.com

 

 

 


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