Jamie McLean Band creates a musical gumbo that incorporates New Orleans soul, middle Americana roots, Delta blues and New York City swagger. Jamie McLean Band is a triple threat. The group’s energetic and captivating live show is undeniable. McLean’s fiery guitar has joined the ranks of Derek Trucks, Gregg Allman, Aaron Neville, Dr. John and more on stages from from Madison Square Garden to Japan’s Fuji Rock. His blue eyed southern soul vocals ooze real emotion. And his top line songwriting chops have crafted profound, honest and heartfelt songs that will keep you singing along, dancing along and feeling like the song was written about you.Jamie McLean Band is touring behind a fantastic new album “Paradise Found” on Harmonized Records. The album was produced by Ken Coomer of Wilco at Nashville’s Cartoon Moon studio and features the band’s strongest and most mainstream songwriting to date. Songs like “Give My Life To Rock and Roll” and “Waiting On You” are dripping with summer festival sweat while “Turn Around” and “Hotels and Cabarets” are ready made for film and television.
The live show is where Jamie McLean Band excels and the band has shared the stage with the likes of Gregg Allman, Aaron Neville, Dr. John, Taj Mahal, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Trombone Shorty, Los Lobos, Blues Traveler, Marc Broussard and many more. Jamie Mclean Band has appeared at festivals such as Bonnaroo, Mountain Jam, Targhee Fest, Okeechobee Fest, Ottawa Blues Fest, Quebec City Summer Fest, and Warren Haynes’ Christmas Jam to name a few. McLean has also enjoyed the sponsorship of Gibson Guitars, Fuchs Amplifiers, D’Addario Strings, Blue Microphones, John Varvatos and Esquire Magazine. Don’t miss their amazing live set when they roll into a town near you!
“A honkin' collection of Southern-style blues rock, Americana, and soul....as bawdy as anything the Black Crowes tried to snag from The Faces or The Stones circa 'Sticky Fingers' and 'Exile on Main Street' and as groovy and gutsy as Bowie's 'Young Americans.'" -Charleston City Paper
"Good luck finding more finger snapping feel good Rock/Roots/Americana song than offered by Jamie McLean Band" -Relix Magazin
“Completely original and completely fabulous...Jamie's vocals are strong, sincere and from the heart...the live version of this band is a three-dimensional experience not to be missed.” -Hittin' The Note
"...McLean and company ooze drops of southern roots rock, blues, R&B, funk and soul out of every note..the rock & roll swagger of the Rolling Stones…” -Jambase.com
“Jamie McLean steps out with a solo record that is a downright, sometimes raunchy, pure rock and roll record. It signals an exciting new direction for the erstwhile funkster. A soulfully competent singer and a shredder of a guitarist..." -An Honest Tune
There’s an easy feeling when Will Farmer starts to sing, and his smooth tenor voice blends with his effortless guitar playing. There is a comfort in his songs, a reminder that love, loss, and hope are emotions we all share. Like a campfire on a crisp fall evening, listening to Will Farmer play music is good for the soul.
Born and raised in Southwest Virginia, Will has been part of the Roanoke music scene for nearly 20 years. His solo performances have something in common with the bands he’s been in. You’ll hear his skillful songwriting from his most recent project, Appalachian Soul, his instrumental prowess from the bluegrass jams of Blue Moonshine, and his attention grabbing vocals from the party band Monkey Fuzz.
Saturday, April 6th, 2024
Doors 7:30PM | Starts 8:00PM
$15 Advance | $20 Day of Show