Hometown: Austin, TX
Tags: folk, americana, bluegrass, browngrass
Sour Bridges play browngrass. It’s like bluegrass, but a little dirtier. Based in Austin, TX, this folk-indie-bluegrass quintet formed in early 2009 and has been kicking up dust and boots ever since. With the May 2013 release of their sophomore album CATFISH CHARLIE, Sour Bridges plan to introduce their take on bluegrass to the world of Americana music.
Comprised of artists from every different corner of the country, Sour Bridges’ sound is a combination of traditional Texas folk music,
Appalachian bluegrass, and classic rock ‘n roll. CATFISH CHARLIE
features 15 original tunes including the debut single “J Train” (Track 4) and the unforgettable final track, “Nice and Easy” (Track 15).
Tight vocal harmonies draw comparisons to The Lumineers and The Devil Makes Three while Sour Bridges’ honest lyrics and catchy rock ‘n roll delivery set the group apart from traditional pickin’ bands. Brother guitarists Bill and Matt Pucci harmonize perfectly with bassist Jackson Ellis to create a rich, full sound on CATFISH CHARLIE that is more
similar to early doo-wop than backwoods bluegrass. With the addition of Kat Wilkes on fiddle and Dalton Chamblee on drums, Sour Bridges
produce a lush, full and bright sound that is infectious, familiar, and just a little bit dirty.
“Even though these talented musicians play a variety of instruments in the band, I am most impressed by their voices.” – SonicBids
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