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Like a fine blended moonshine of backwoods country soul, homegrown jams and the rhythmic prowess of a Santana/Allman Brothers like rhythm section, Pure Grain’s roots infused sound continues to defy genres or categorization and has earned them props with country, jamband, and classic rock fans alike. From southern fried rock to raw funk, country hooks, and bluesy soul, Pure Grain delivers high energy live performances straight from the farm fields and rolling hills of their hometown, Bright Indiana.
The band features the eclectic vocal and guitar stylings of Scott Siefferman, the driving percussive force of husband and wife Brian DeBruler and Michelle D’Amico, coupled with the soulful powerhouse vocals of sister Courtney D’Amico, and rounded out by the funk aspects of bassist Tony Nasser. The band plays and improvises like a family because they truly are, and you can feel it in their live shows.
“With a flawless blend of southern soul, funky Jerry Reed-style country, and old school blue collar rock, Pure Grain is the real deal. These guys and gals have created their own unique sound that will appeal to music fans of all stripes.” – Adam Sheets – No Depression Magazine
Pure Grain's upcoming release "Indiana Sun," due out in 2014, is to be the bands' most realized recording to date, truly capturing their personalities and live vibe on CD. The disc which was recorded in the bands' own studio and produced by legendary producer Bill Halverson(Eric Clapton, Cream, CSNY,) features 11 tracks, 8 of which were written entirely by the band. Keeping with their adage of supporting local music, two tracks were written by local Indiana songwriters and close personal friends, Jay Tucker, and the late Clint Walston. Pure Grain also covers "Hurricane" originally recorded by Levon Helm, that is a favorite for fans at their shows. All songs are written from the heart and are true to life accounts of their experiences and feelings as interpreted by the band. The band will be touring in support of the release throughout spring and summer of 2014.
Since 2003 Pure Grain has toured nationwide with fans hailing from all parts of the country. They regularly perform at festivals, state, and county fairs as well as club dates, and have opened for Zac Brown Band, Rusted Root, JJ Grey and Mofro, Hank Williams Jr., Little Big Town, and Miranda Lambert.
Releasing their first music video in 2009, "Truckin Song", on youtube stirred up a buzz that had them featured on Sirius/XM Outlaw Country, Road Dog Truckin and Americana radio stations across the country. "Truckin' Song" is now the theme song on Dave Nemo's highly popular Road Dog Truckin Show on Sirius XM. The video, now near a half million views has been featured on major and regional networks including CMT, GAC, Fuse and others.
The 2011 release of Sowing Seeds continued to grow the band's audience, and evolve. The single "Cowgirl" with its featured line dance, and music video had fast become an anthem for country girls round the world and the guys that love them. The videos for Truckin' Song and Cowgirl both claimed the #1 spot on Yallwire.com, a popular and influential website that host independent music videos, for over 20 weeks.
“Pure Grain was the hit of the 2010 Country USA…Everyone commented on the band… The promoter and I were literally blown away!” said Thomas Guenther Festival Operations Manager Country USA, 150,000 attendees.
“Pure Grain combines the Southern rock of The Allman Brothers Band, country side of The Marshall Tucker and Soul vibe of James Brown, which creates truly unique sound of their own.” says Vernon Tart of Puresouthernrock.com