For the line-up check out: http://www.chalkitup.org/performers Foxtails play Monday at 1:55
Come out and see your favorite Sacramento Bands play songs by artists they were most influenced by! This is a benefit show to raise money to start an art and music component at Transitions for Tomorrow, a subsidiary of DDSO. Since 1975, DDSO has provided services for adults living with developmental disabilities. For more information about DDSO's programs, go to ddso.org - - - The show will start promptly at 8pm - get there early - it's going to be a full house!
Erik Hanson from The Foxtails is playing a solo show on June 22nd at The Fox and Goose with Dana Gumbiner and Ricky Berger.
Sounds Like: Whiskeytown, Wilco, Forever Goldrush, Gram Parsons, Jay Farrar - Will Johnson - Anders Parker - Yim Ya
The Foxtails are a Sacramento-based band performing an original blend of boot-gazing dream-country noise-rock. The band is made up of seasoned veterans of the Sacramento music scene with a lifetime's experience writing and performing original music.
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“People are generally surprised when local singer-songwriter Erik Hanson tells them his band the Foxtails play country. Hanson isn’t exactly sporting a 10-gallon hat or wearing a rhinestone belt buckle. He looks more like he’d be in a slacker indie-rock band such as the Shins or Modest Mouse. Then, of course, Hanson feels compelled to explain what kind of country the Foxtails play. “None of us listen to new country. We like Gram Parsons. We like Hank Williams. We like Buck Owens and Johnny Cash—that kind of country,” Hanson says. As much as the members are directly influenced by the older country greats—and they do boast a mean pedal-steel guitar—their rootsy, twangy sound actually comes off a bit dreamy and melancholy. Furthermore, the band members all profess an interest in ’80s and ’90s shoegaze bands such as My Bloody Valentine and Swervedriver, and Hanson sings like a gentle Elliott Smith.”
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