Grocery on Home Presents The Contenders and Guthrie Brown & The Family Tree

 05 June
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 Grocery on Home
Grocery on Home The Contenders and Guthrie Brown & the Family Tree Friday, June 5, 2015 RSVP required Doors at 7:00PM Music at 8:00PM BYOB $25 donation (for the artists) DO NOT PARK BEHIND THE GROCERY Ample street parking on the north side of Home Ave., the east side of Boulevard, and all side streets. Do not block driveways or park illegally. Thank you Call 404-234-8050 or email with questions For information about the artists, visit their websites: Guthrie Brown and the Family Tree- Guthrie Brown is a young buck, up and coming songwriter based out of Nashville TN. His song's paint pictures of wild western sky's as well as colorful love stories. His songwriting is always expanding along with the sound of his band "The Family Tree", in which there is indeed a family dynamic between Guthrie and back up singer/sister, Maddy Brown. Though the other band members, John McNally (Guitar), John Ogelby (Drums), and Will Honaker (Bass) are not blood related, the musical chemistry between the bunch is as dynamic as a family band. Guthrie Brown and the Family Tree have been a band since the summer of 2013. Guthrie first released an EP that was recorded in his bedroom of a small house in North Nashville in 2012. He went on to release a second EP with "The Family Tree" that was collectively produced by Stuart Mathis of (The Wallflowers, Lucinda Williams) and Trey Grey of (Ronnie Dunn). This EP was entitled "Spirit of the Elk" and can be found on Spotiy and ITunes. The Contenders- The legend Levon Helm said that if you give it good concentration, good energy, good heart, and good performance, the song will play you. If that’s true, then Jay Nash and Josh Day are well and truly played by the set of songs in their debut EP, “Meet The Contenders.” The collection breathes with musicality and grit in the tradition of heroes—The Band, Tom Petty, The Dead, Dylan. Thrumming and heady, with a steady heartbeat and a hint of honky-tonk, this EP speaks of wanderers and highways, lovers and losers, good times and missed chances, swimming pools and movie stars, all with a ferocity born of hard work and honed skill. Nash and Day have been players and poets for the better part of two decades; they have been making music, telling tales, drinking whiskey, and having fun touring together as The Contenders since 2012.

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