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THE HUMMINGBIRDS w/ The New Switcheroo
July 9, 2017 | 7:00 pm-9:00 pm$10
“Excellent music. Absolutely beautiful vocals. Humid and hot with ice cold lemonade up against your sweaty cheek musicianship. Yeah…back porch, black cat moan type mood done quite successfully.” -No Depression Magazine
4 time Detroit Music Award Winners, The Hummingbirds are husband-wife duo, S.G. Wood and Rachel Lynn. Born and raised in Detroit, now residing in Tampa. Their music is both northern and southern Americana, blending both grit, and self reliance with hospitality, and charm. Their live stage chemistry and organic duo harmonies immediately captivate and charm audience members. Rachel Lynn’s solid command of rhythm guitar, peppered with S.G.’s thoughtful lead work, keep their songs rolling in true Americana form. They’re songs are at once hauntingly familiar, yet are a hybrid style all their own-genuine & playful, earnest & soulful.
They play old guitars through old amps, bang drums, and even pluck banjos sometimes. Their live stage chemistry and organic duo harmonies immediately captivate and charm audience members while Rachel’s solid command of rhythm guitar, peppered with S.G.’s thoughtful lead work, keep their songs rolling in true Americana form. S.G. and Rachel were fans of classic country music, as well as myriad of other genres when they started their band in the early 2000’s. And while they continue to draw on these influences, what comes out in their own songwriting is a hybrid sound all their own, genuine & playful, earnest & soulful. Their songs twist through tales of loss & heartache, while others whisper sounds of hope, love, and journeys from the road.
The New Switcheroo is a 4-member indie folk rock band based in Chicago. Featuring sublime vocal harmonies layered over lush instrumental arrangements, they create a rich sound, guaranteed to warm your insides, tickle your fancy, and rock you right out of your boots!