Lake Street Dive w/ Madison Cunningham (Standing show) at the Harvester
450 Franklin St.
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
The title of Lake Street Dive’s Free Yourself Up is both an exhortation to listeners and a statement of purpose for the band. The songs have an infectious swagger, even when dealing with awkward breakups or the unsettled state of our world. Free Yourself Up is Lake Street Dive’s most confident album yet, seriously soulful and exuberantly rocking.
Lake Street Dive was for many years a self-reliant unit. After forming in 2004, while all the members were studying at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, they assiduously built a following through a series of independent album releases, countless club tours, and a few lucky breaks. In 2013, producer T Bone Burnett invited them to join a star-studded lineup at a New York City concert where they practically stole the show — and wound up with a deal from Nonesuch Records. The band’s label debut, Side Pony, was greeted with raves.
Madison Cunningham with an ear for melody that is reminiscent of early Joni Mitchell and approach to guitar and vocals that isn’t far off from long past heroes of Jeff Buckley or Nick Drake, Madison exhibits a unique ability to keep the listener on the edge.
For tickets or more information visit: www.harvester-music.com or 540-GUITARS (484-8277).