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Sounds Like: Townes Van Zandt, Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, BOB WAYNE
Label: Soul Spank Records
Manager: Daniel Payne
Bio: Daniel Payne is certainly no stranger to the life of musical gypsyhood. His exploits of rambling and relentless touring stretch across the globe. 800 Mile Monday is his band and channel for his stories. In between his friendly smiles and down-home West Texas "hi you all," Payne howls and mourns h...See Full Bio
: 800 Mile Monday has a show on 08/30/2014 at 09:00 PM @ Depot Obar Live in Lubbock, TX http://t.co/dpNuL03k8F #concert
“What’s unusual is when somebody pulls it off and creates a minor masterpiece of a CD that can nestle in stereo rotation alongside all of your favorites. In the Fertile Gardens of Freedom soars because Payne’s got that elusive intangible “it” factor that can’t be learned or bottled. He slaps the listener upside the head with the opener, “Pitchfork,” and the music escalates for the next 20 minutes. The songs are blunt, edgy, and completely infectious. He doesn’t try too hard and yet delivers in spades here. In the Fertile Gardens of Freedom blooms with rare freshness in a genre that too often totters toward caricature... ...few acts can match the intensity and brilliance found in the first five songs. –– Jeff Prince”