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With Special Guests : Nick Fradiani, The Alternate Routes
Wednesday, Apr 10 2019
SHOW AT 8PM | DOORS AT 6:30PM
Alt. Rock | Pop
Based in San Francisco, Matt Nathanson has evolved into one of the most applauded songwriters and engaging performers on the music scene today. His 2007 album, Some Mad Hope, yielded his breakthrough multi-platinum hit "Come on Get Higher.” His 2013 release, Last of The Great Pretenders, debuted at #16 on the Billboard Top 200 while hitting #1 on iTunes' Alternative Albums chart. Nathanson has performed on The Howard Stern Show, Ellen, CONAN, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Dancing with the Stars, Rachael Ray, and The CMA Awards to name a few. Sings His Sad Heart comes off the heels of Nathanson’s Def Leppard approved cover album of their iconic Pyromania called Pyromattia which shot to #1 on iTunes Alternative chart upon its release. Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott called the album “an amazing reinterpretation” with “heart & soul.” Sings His Sad Heart is the follow up to Nathanson's last album, Show Me Your Fangs, which was hailed as his most adventurous and prolific....
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Fans fell for Nick Fradiani as he soared through American Idol, claiming the champion title and releasing his debut solo project, Hurricane. Now based in his home state of Connecticut, Fradiani returns to the soul of his work, crafting songs with melody and rhythm that remind him why he chose music in the first place. Fradiani is gearing up for the fall release of his latest EP, Where We Left Off, an independent album available October 13th.
“When we got back into the studio, I wanted to find a way to express how far we’ve come and the direction we’re headed,” shared Fradiani. “These songs encompass the feelings I had as we created Where We Left Off and I hope that it shows.”
Growing up on the east coast, Fradiani was mesmerized by the live renditions of his heroes: Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel, to name a few. He initially gained recogni
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The Alternate Routes
The Alternate Routes are the band that helped us to remember “we are how we treat each other, and nothing more.” Now they’re back with a new single, “Safe Haven”—a love song that uses real life as its backdrop.
“Nothing More” propelled the band into new ears and new heights, having been featured prominently in the 2014 Winter Olympics, on NCIS, and in a partnership with TOMS shoes. It was followed up with “Somewhere in America,” a poignant and personal conversation about gun violence that earned the band a 2016 Independent Music Award and a visit to the White House.
“Safe Haven” continues the socially-conscious, no-hold-barred examination on modern living that the band has increasingly embraced. It reflects an evolution and maturity that results from sticking together and trying new things, musically and lyrically, for over a decade.
“Sitting down with someone you love and trying to convince them, a