Rock and soul band The Revivalists are based in New Orleans. The group, led by vocalist David Shaw, formed in 2007, and recently released its latest studio album, Men Amongst Mountains, which seems fitting considering this festival’s concept.
Wright’s new album and fifth offering, builds on the musician’s foundation in jazz and gospel. Although the album moves through various musical genres — the sultry lilt of “The Game,” the breathless slow dance of “Right Where You Are,” the aching, gospel-infused cover of The Bee Gee’s “To Love Somebody” — every song is ultimately about Wright’s voice.
“We were going to make Goldie its own entity,” says CaroMia Tiller, lead singer and keyboard player for local indie-soul act Goldie & The Screamers. “It didn’t work out that way. We’re all Goldie, and we’re all the Screamers.” And, adds bassist Chandler Brewer, “It was the least vulgar band name that we came up […]
Soul artist Lee Fields (RIYL Sharon Jones, The Legendary JC’s, Fitz & the Tantrums) plays Asheville Music Hall on Thursday, Dec. 6. Sidney Barnes, backed by The Secret B-Sides, opens. 9 p.m., $12 in advance or $15 day of show.