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Woodbox Gang

Woodbox Gang

Alternative / Americana / Alt.Country Carbondale, IL  US


  • 2010

    Jun 25

    San Diego, CA, US | 9:00pm

    Albert Lee & Hogan's Heroes - Bobby Cochran - PLUS: Surprise Special Guests Jam Productions present Albert Lee & Hogan's HeroesBobby CochranPLUS: Surprise Special GuestsALBERT LEE, by common consent one of the world's finest guitar players, needs no introduction to Country Music and Rock fans. He has worked with some of the world's top artists, from Emmylou Harris to the Everly Brothers, Dolly Parton to Eric Clapton.Albert is a Grammy award-winning musician, whose talents continue to be in demand by fellow peformers throughout the world.HOGAN'S HEROES: This multi-talented band features some of the top musicians in the U.K. Hogan's Heroes was formed by its namesake Gerry Hogan over twenty years ago, specifically to back the legendary Albert Lee. The band's first gig took place in 1987 at Gerry's annual festival for pedal steel guitar.They have played together on a regular basis since that time and as a result have become one of the tightest units in music.BOBBY COCHRAN, lead guitarist, singer, writer and producer, was influenced at an early age by his Uncle EDDIE COCHRAN (SUMMERTIME BLUES). At thirteen he set his aim on becoming a master guitarist, and went on to work with many prominent groups, including STEPPENWOLF, THE FLYING BURRITO BROS., AND LEON RUSSELL.He then joined forces with BOB WEIR (Grateful Dead), BILLY COBHAM (Mahavishnu Orchestra), ALPHONSO JOHNSON (Weather Report), KENNY GRADNEY (Little Feat) and DAVE GARLAND (Righteous Bros.) to form BOBBY AND THE MIDNITES.

  • 2010

    Apr 22

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Jill Andrews - Cadillac Sky Age Limit: 21+ Jill Andrews Cadillac Skywebsite:http://cadillacsky.net/

  • 2009

    Sep 11

    Saint Louis, MO, US | 12:00am

    Woodbox Gang From the village of Makanda in extreme southern Illinois, in a little hollow called Vulture Valley, comes a "caustic acoustic cacophony" known as the Woodbox Gang. They have skillfully combined the American roots music styles of bluegrass, delta blues, folk, and traditional country with the aggressive delivery of punk rock to create their own style of music to which they have given the name "Trashcan Americana." The band is very interested in experimenting with the combined sounds of various conventional and non-conventional instrumentation to create sonic landscapes specifically tailored to the mood and theme of each composition. Hugh DeNeal, their chief lyricist, uses his poetic talents to craft twisted tales of a dark, yet often humorous nature. The Woodbox Gang specializes in "story telling" songs. Alternative country icon Jason Ringenberg (Jason and the Scorchers) has been quoted in several interviews citing the Woodbox Gang as one of his favorite new bands. The Woodbox Gang's influences are as diverse as the music which they perform. The group admires artists such as Tom Waits, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, and the Ramones for their enduring inventiveness and their courage to "do their own thing, regardless of what anyone else may or may not be doing." The band's multi-instrumentalist Alex Kirt says "We are influenced by everything we've heard, whether it's a symphony orchestra or a push rod knockin' in an old 350 engine. Just about anything that makes a sound can be used to enhance the mood of a tune." This idea can be heard on any one of the group's 5 albums on which they've used traditional guitar, mandolin, lap steel, banjo, fiddle, and bass combined with didjeridoos, kazoos, sawblades, gutbuckets, crowbars, ashtrays and rusty gasoline cans to add brilliant audio hues their musical palette.Doors at 8 p.m., show at 10 p.m. $5/21+www.myspace.com/woodboxgang

  • 2009

    Jul 17

    | 9:00pm

    The Woodbox Gang with The Monads This is an all-ages show - Persons under 21 will be asked for an additional $3 cash surcharge upon arrival.

  • 2009

    Jun 19

    Madison, WI, US | 9:30pm

    Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, The Woodbox Gang Music: Clubs: When: 06/19/09 @ 9:00pmCost: freeCall: 262-2215Web: www.union.wisc.edu/music



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