Amidst the tour by indie acoustic quintet Elephant Revival behind its sophomore release, BREAK IN THE CLOUDS (June 2011, Ruff Shod/Nettwerk Records), the band will play in Kansas next month.
Elephant Revival plays at 8 p.m. Wednesday, February 22, at The Bottleneck, 737 New Hampshire. Cover is $11-13; information: 745.842.5483.
Bonnie Paine (vocals, washboard, djembe and musical saw), Sage Cook (electric banjo/guitar, acoustic guitar, mandolin, viola and vocals), Dango Rose (double-bass, mandolin, banjo and vocals), Daniel Rodriguez (acoustic guitar, electric banjo/guitar and vocals) and Bridget Law (fiddle and vocals).
Band members play a lot of instruments and features elements of traditional balladry, Scottish/Celtic fiddle, psychedelic old-time indie rock, rustic Americana, world beat, ’40s/’50s jazz and hip-hop.
The album was recorded in Lyons, Colo., and was produced by David Tiller (Taarka) in his studio, The Distillery.
Elephant Revival upcoming shows include:
January 27, Ann Arbor Folk Festival, Ann Arbor, Mich.
January 28, Metro, Chicago
February 12, eTown, Boulder, Colo.
February 22, The Bottleneck, Lawrence, Kan.
February 23, Old Rock House, Saint Louis, Miss.
March 2-4, Snowball Music Festival, Avon, Colo.
March 22-23, Suwanee Springfest, Live Oak, Florida
April 27, Ogden Theatre, Denver
For more information, see www.elephantrevival.com