Winter solstice. Longest night of the year. Afraid of the dark? Maybe you should be. The Burning Dirty Band teams up with North Carolina's Viva La Muerte to provide the remedy for yet another bland, badly-sweatered Christmas party. No Bing Crosby or sugar cookies at this shindig, kids. https://www.facebook.com/burningdirtyband https://www.facebook.com/vivalamuertenorthcarolina
Sounds Like: Wilco, Ryan Adams, My Morning Jacket, Blitzen Trapper, Calexico
Label: Ex Umbra
Manager: Steven Van Newton
Bio: Viva la Muerte was founded in 2005. Known for their electrifying live performances, VLM was recently signed by Ex Umbra Records out of New York City. In 2012 VLM completed a successful $10.000 kickstarter campaign to fund their first album, "All the Birds," which will be released in July of 201...See Full Bio
"Too many jam bands focus on the Dead’s skillful multi-voiced improvisational acumen without understanding its deeper roots in folk, blues, bluegrass, and jazz. VLM’s songs and musicianship are original and refreshing, and give the sense of a band that didn’t just study the Dead—they used the Dead’s approach as a template for their own education, going back to those sources and forging their own connection to those primal musical wellsprings..."