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Haw River Ballroom


Dec
16 Sat

Chatham County Line "Electric Holiday Tour"

Saxapahaw, NC
United States
Doors at 7:30 PM, Show at 8:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADVANCED: $20.00
DAY OF: $22.00

TICKET SALE DATES
DAY OF Public Onsale: December 16, 2017 12:00 AM to December 16, 2017 7:00 PM
ADVANCED Public Onsale: October 6, 2017 10:00 AM to December 16, 2017 12:00 AM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
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Feb
1 Thu

THE DEVIL MAKES THREE

Saxapahaw, NC
United States
Doors at 7:30 PM, Show at 8:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADVANCED: $25.00
DAY OF: $30.00

TICKET SALE DATES
DAY OF Public Onsale: February 1, 2018 12:00 AM to February 1, 2018 7:00 PM
ADVANCED Public Onsale: November 10, 2017 12:00 PM to February 1, 2018 12:00 AM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
"There's a road that goes out of every town. All you've got to do is get on it," Pete Bernhard says.

The guitarist/singer and his cohorts in the raw and raucous trio The Devil Makes Three have found their way onto that road numerous times since they first left their picaresque rural hometown of Brattleboro, Vermont. Back then, they had no idea it would lead them to such auspicious destinations as the Newport Folk and Austin City Limits Festivals, Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza, and on tours with Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell and Trampled By Turtles. Along the way, they drew numerous accolades from a growing fan base and press alike.

TDM3's travels and travails serve as inspiration for their fourth album and their New West Records debut, I'm a Stranger Here, produced by Buddy Miller and recorded at Dan Auerbach's (Black Keys) Easy Eye Sound in Nashville.

With upright bassist Lucia Turino and guitarist Cooper McBean, Bernhard crafted a dozen tunes, part road songs, part heartbreak songs and part barnburners. While most bands are propelled from behind by a drummer, TDM3 builds exuberant rhythms from the inside out, wrapping finger-picked strings and upsurging harmonies around chugging acoustic guitar and bass, plying an ever-growing audience onto its feet to jump, shake and waltz.

TDM3's sound is garage-y ragtime, punkified blues, old n' new timey without settling upon a particular era, inspired as much by mountain music as by Preservation Hall jazz. "We bend genres pretty hard," Bernhard says.

The combination could only have happened via the circuitous route each of them took to forming the band. As kids in Vermont, "all raised by sort of hippie parents" who exposed them to folk, blues and jugbands, Bernhard says, they blazed a path to nearby Boston, Massachusetts in search of punk rock shows. They found venerable venues like The Rat and The Middle East, drawn to east coast bands like the Dropkick Murphys and Aus-Rotten.

"It would be like 6 bucks for 13 bands, everyone playing for 20 minutes," Bernhard says. "I had so much fun going to shows like that. The energy coming off the stage makes a circle with the crowd and comes back. We were really attracted to that energy."FacebookTwitter
Mar
3 Sat

Brett Dennen: Let's... Tour, with Dean Lewis

Saxapahaw, NC
United States
Doors at 7:00 PM, Show at 8:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
VIP: $94.32
ADVANCED: $22.00
DAY OF: $27.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADVANCED Artist Presale: December 12, 2017 12:00 PM to December 15, 2017 9:59 AM
DAY OF Public Onsale: March 3, 2018 12:00 AM to March 3, 2018 7:00 PM
ADVANCED Public Onsale: December 15, 2017 10:00 AM to March 3, 2018 12:00 AM
ADVANCED SPOTIFY Presale: December 13, 2017 12:00 PM to December 14, 2017 10:00 PM
VIP Public Onsale: December 12, 2017 1:41 PM to February 26, 2018 6:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Singer-songwriter Brett Dennen is a contemplative introvert by nature, an adventurer by soul, and the great communicator by effect. His new album Let’s is evident of Dennen’s affinity for creating community amongst listeners. As someone whose endeavors include a mountain town ski “Lift” series advancing environmental activism in the winter, a beach “Vacationer” series supporting local environment preservation in the summer, and a venture developing wine Rosés, Dennen has found a niche way of incorporating his love of music and the outdoors into his live tours. Let’s is Dennen’s seventh album, to be released in early 2018, following previous hits like “Cassidy”, “Comeback Kid”, and “Blessed”, among other fan favorites. Dennen is based in Northern California.
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$22.00 - $94.32
Mar
23 Fri

Godspeed You! Black Emperor, with KGD

Saxapahaw, NC
United States
Doors at 7:00 PM, Show at 8:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADVANCED: $27.00
DAY OF: $30.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADVANCED Public Onsale: November 10, 2017 10:00 AM to March 23, 2018 12:00 AM
DAY OF Public Onsale: March 23, 2018 12:00 AM to March 23, 2018 7:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Godspeed You! Black Emperor began with Efrim Menuck, Mauro Pezzente and Mike Moya in Montréal in the early 90s, playing a handful of shows and recording a self-released cassette as a trio before beginning to transform the group into a large band. Recruiting numerous Montreal musicians through 1995-1996, GYBE mounted sense-rattling wall-of-sound performances, featuring as many as 14 musicians and several 16mm film projectors, eventually self-recording their debut vinyl-only version of F#A#∞, released on Constellation in late summer 1997. The band's Hotel2Tango warehouse space in Montréal's Mile-End district was a central hive of DIY activity, with band rehearsal rooms, silkscreen and wood shops, and weekend shows that took place under the radar.

The group settled into a permanent nine-member line-up by late 1998, with Aidan Girt and Bruce Cawdron on drums, Thierry Amar and Mauro on basses, Efrim, Dave Bryant and Roger Tellier-Craig on guitars, and Norsola Johnson and Sophie Trudeau on cello and violin respectively. The band toured and recorded continuously from 1998-2002 and gained a reputation for mesmerising live shows marked by orchestral dynamics, epic rock power and clunky, beautiful film loops. Following hundreds of concerts and the release of four records – F#A#∞ (1997), Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada EP (1999), and the double albums Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven (2000) and Yanqui U.X.O. (2002), GYBE went on hiatus in 2003.

Various GYBE offshoots continued with their own momentum through the 2000s, most notably The Silver Mt Zion Memorial Orchestra and Tra-La-La Band (including Efrim, Sophie and Thierry), Hrsta (led by Moya), Fly Pan Am (featuring Roger), Esmerine (co-founded by Bruce), 1-Speed Bike (Aidan's solo punk-techno project) and Set Fire To Flames (led by Dave, and including Bruce, Moya, Roger and Sophie).

Godspeed returned to live performance in December 2010, when the band was invited to curate and perform at All Tomorrow’s Parties in the UK. This was followed by renewed and extensive international touring. October 2012 saw the release of 'ALLELUJAH! DON'T BEND! ASCEND!, their first recorded work in a decade, to near-unanimous critical acclaim, including a 9.3 rating and Best New Music at Pitchfork and the appearance on countless year-end lists. The similarly praised 'Asunder, Sweet And Other Distress' followed in March 2015; this album marked the group's first personnel change in many years, with Tim Herzog replacing Bruce on drums. Throughout Godspeed's 'post-hiatus' period, experimental filmmaker Karl Lemieux has been the band's primary creator (and projectionist) of 16mm film footage and loops; an array of analog film projectors remains central to GYBE's live performances.

Godspeed collaborated with Holy Body Tattoo on monumental in 2016-2017, performing live to the acclaimed modern dance piece in various cities around the world. The band also premiered new work commissioned to memorialize the 100th anniversary of the WWI Battle of Messines at a live concert event on the site of the massacre at Heuvelland, Belgium in June 2017.

Godspeed You! Black Emperor announced their third post-reunion album (and seventh record overall) Luciferian Towers in early August, with a 22 September 2017 release date.Spotify

Haw River Ballroom

1711 Saxapahaw-bethlehem Church Rd
Saxapahaw, NC
United States