Tonight: The First Songsmith Showcase Featuring Raising Caine, Sarah Clanton & Doug McElvy
The First Songsmith Showcase Featuring Raising Caine, Sarah Clanton & Doug McElvy of Red Clay Revival.
Special Guests Debrissa McKinney, Ryan Burns, JC Meers & Jesse Gentry of the Get Right Band and others
WHERE: The Altamont Theatre, 18 Church St., 28801
WHEN: Friday April 17
DOORS: 7pm | SHOW: 8pm
GENRE: Americana / singer/songwriter
WEB LISTING: http://thealtamont.com/Songsmith
About the Musicians
Raising Caine formed in Asheville, North Carolina, in 2012 and quickly gained momentum with their unique sound and songwriting abilities. The project originated with the intention of creating country music demos but ended up as an 8-piece band with a full length album and a follow up scheduled for release in 2015.
Taking her background as a classically trained cellist and flipping the script a bit, Sarah brings an infectious energy rarely seen by typical singer-songwriters. Armed to the teeth with a honeyed voice, a cello and bow, and a sharp wit, Sarah released her debut full-length solo album in 2013 with Grammy nominated producer and Americana livewire David Mayfield. The result is a gorgeous collection of Americana-tinged songs that touch on pop, jazz, rock, and folk influences.
Born in the soul-basted countryside of Alabama, and brought to the heart of the Blue Ridge mountains to marinade and mature. Songsmith extraordinaire, Doug McElvy, lays a solid foundation at the epicenter of Red Clay’s musical magnitude. McElvy’s skillful, heart-driven compositions are orbitted by the most noteabble and virtuosic musicians in the industy today. For the 2012 full-length debut, “Barefoot,” McElvy teams with resophonic guitar guru, Billy Cardine, as creative consultant and coproducer. Red Clay Revival’s powerful live performance harnesses an energy that electrifies any room, leaving audiences with an embedded musical experience.