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Run Downhill

Rank #334 US Los Angeles, CA Indie / Country / Sand-blasted goodness


Sounds Like: Johnny Cash, Tortoise, Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter, Kris Kristofferson, Doug McCombs

Bio: As a boy, I spent my days in and around the apple and cherry orchards; they were the perfect cover for the misadventures of any youngster eager to explore the waking lands of his imagination, lost in parallel rows of trees and water lines. Autumn, you could find me alone, poking at dead beehives... See Full Bio

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Run Downhill has a show on 01/30/2014 at 07:30 PM @ Art Share L.A. in Los angeles, CA http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/259077044 #concert

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  • 2014

    Jan 30

    Los angeles, CA, US | 7:30pm

    Los angeles, CA, US
    Thu Jan 30 7:30pm


    The Run Downhill Daughter Chautauqua with special guests Lee Boek Lyman Madieros/Tina Raymond Duo

  • 2013

    Apr 21

    Silver Lake, CA, US | 3:00pm

    Silver Lake, CA, US
    Sun Apr 21, 2013 3:00pm


    RDh joins Princess Frank as part of his Sunday Happy Hour residency at the Thirsty Crow. For those of you that haven't been, The Thirsty Crow is an awesome whiskey bar in Silverlake. You'll come for the music, and stay for the booze...

  • 2013

    Mar 31

    Santa Monica, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Santa Monica, CA, US
    Sun Mar 31, 2013 8:00pm


    Another awesome show at TRiP, and as always, NO COVER! Come check us out, as we play a little earlier this evening, 10 pm show.

  • 2013

    Mar 12

    Los Angeles, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Los Angeles, CA, US
    Tue Mar 12, 2013 8:00pm


    Great local show for all RDh enthusiasts! We start our set at 10 pm! Great venue, great drinks, easy parking, can't wait to see you all there!

  • 2013

    Feb 26

    Santa Monica, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Santa Monica, CA, US
    Tue Feb 26, 2013 8:00pm


    Run Downhill plays a special late show at TRiP. Starting at 11:30 pm, come hear some of your favorite drink-laden, heavy-hearted, gritty country songs!

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  • John Revitte (Artist) John Revitte
    Outstanding musical painting of sound colors and vocals on "By the storm"!
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Q: How did you decide to do a video album? And, how did the comics story work its way into the project?
A: We've always wanted to do a live album, as a way to introduce people to the band, who haven't had a chance to see a live show. I decided to bring the studio into my home, where we rehearse, eat, hang out etc, so you could see us in our "native" environment, as it were. The camera crew, microphones, cables, guests, and the bed in the corner and the food on the table, are all a constant part of our band's life, so we wanted to bring folks into our house, to show them what we do. As for the comics story, we've known writer John Castlerock for a long time, and since he's started writing for us, he's been generating this larger world surrounding the themes, values, and moods of RDh's music. We found a wonderful artist to bring one of these stories to life, and it's become a major theme within our band culture, to combine it with comics and have both mediums express the artistic values of the music and the writing. It was a natural extension for us, really. Scott Angle, who illustrated the story in the videos, also did the album artwork on our "Giants" EP at the end of 2011, and he's super excited to keep drawing more of RDh's storylines, and combined with Castlerock's writing, it makes a pretty powerful 1-2-3 punch, not really seen in much independent music these days!

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