"One of the top ten Arizona bands to hear now" - Paste Magazine BlogComing Live, from Tucson, AZ
RUN BOY RUN
Telluride Bluegrass Band competition winner and Two Time Prairie Home Companion guest
Feb. 20 @ Jackpot Music Saloon, 943 Massachusetts Ave., Lawrence, KS
9 pm / $5, $7
Also playing: Modern Day Fitzgerald, Jessica Paige
"One of the top ten Arizona bands to hear now" - Paste Magazine Blog
"A must listen for fans of great harmonies and nods to traditional American music" - Performer Magazine
"Run Boy Run packs one major country–Celtic–bluegrass–Appalachian punch" - Portland Tribune
About Run Boy Run
Existing comfortably in the tension between tradition and the musical frontier, Run Boy Run's all-acoustic format blends bluegrass, folk and the old timey American vernacular with touches of classical and jazz. Their music is rooted in the traditional music of the Appalachian South, but is also definitively present in the 21st century.
From winning the band contest at Pickin' In The Pines (mere weeks after forming in 2009) and a special appearance at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival in 2012, to two appearances on National Public Radio's A Prairie Home Companion, Run Boy Run have been making friends and fans alike with their open-ended musical approach and wonderful stage presence. A Prairie Home Companion host Garrison Keillor was impressed enough that he penned the liner notes to the band's debut CD.
Run Boy Run come from Tucson, Arizona, and were tagged by Paste magazine as "One of the top 10 Arizona bands to hear now." The band is brother and sister Matt Rolland (fiddle, guitar) and Grace Rolland (cello, vocals), sisters Bekah Sandoval Rolland (fiddle, vocals) and Jen Sandoval (mandolin, vocals) and bass player Jesse Allen. With three strong female voices, singing separately or in harmony, and deeply rooted familial connection to traditional American music, Run Boy Run didn't come lately to their sound; it's in their collective blood.
For photos: http://www.runboyrunband.com/photos/,
For music: Entire albums stream for free at: http://music.runboyrunband.com
In-studio performances recorded at Folk Alley Radio in Kent, Ohio are available to stream here: http://www.runboyrunband.com/videos/
All relevant contacts are at: http://www.runboyrunband.com/contact/
Tour Press: Carl Hanni/Mod Media, firstname.lastname@example.org