The WYOmericana Caravan kicks off in Laramie tomorrow!
(Lander, Wyo.) – Get tickets to see three awesome Wyoming bands, live! Screen Door Porch, The Patti Fiasco and J Shogren Shanghai’d are kicking off the WYOmericana Caravan traveling concert sponsored by County 10 and Oil City.
Screen Door Porch – Jackson, WY
Screen Door Porch delivers a Wyoming-grown fusion of soulful Americana, Roots-Rock and Country-Blues that has been likened to “Gillian Welch meets The Band, with Ryan Adams and Bonnie Raitt hanging out backstage” (605 Magazine). The core female/male singer-songwriter combo of Seadar Rose & Aaron Davis thrive in a space that houses colorable harmonies, a diverse bag of acoustic & electric instrumentation, and “a sort of Lennon/McCartney arrangement and get it right every time” (Americana UK). SDP’s two studio albums—Screen Door Porch (2010) and The Fate & The Fruit (2012)—were internationally recognized in seven “Best Albums of the Year” lists and hovered in the Top 25 of the Euro-Americana Chart and Top 30 of the Roots Music Report Roots-Rock Chart. Performing as a QUARTET, Screen Door Porch leaves little behind with the kitchen sink—three part vocal harmony is supported by acoustic/electric/slide guitars, banjo, mandolin, fretless bass, drums, Wyoming kazoogle, and harmonica.
The Patti Fiasco
It’s been four years since a chance meeting at a Laramie, WY open mic spurred the creation of The Patti Fiasco. With proud Wyoming roots now planted in the fertile musical soil of Fort Collins, CO, the Patti Fiasco is riding the release of their regionally acclaimed 2013 sophomore release, Small Town Lights. Small Town Lights debuted at #5 on the Colorado charts, and is currently receiving air time across Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, New Mexico and Texas. Their 2011 release, The Patti Fiasco, was the 5th most-played album on Colorado radio and the single, “Nobody’s Girl,” was the third highest played single of the year. Selected by Colorado music powerhouse, SpokesBUZZ, to represent the best of Northern Colorado at SXSW, The Patti Fiasco has shared Colorado’s biggest stages in the past year with nationally touring acts such as Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite, Justin Townes Earle, Great American Taxi, Cracker, Greensky Bluegrass, The Futurebirds, Born in the Flood, Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real, and the grammy nominated Cajun band, Feufollet. The Patti Fiasco is known for their electric and eclectic live show, fiercely original songwriting, and unique rock instrumentation (…electric dobro).
J Shogren Shanghai’d – Centennial, WY
J Shogren and his long time collaborator multi-instrumentalist Jascha Herdt play hard acoustic music from lives lived in loud proportions. Their style of pulp americana is a modern interpretation of traditional music: an amalgamation of roots, popular, blues, old timey, folk, country/western, jazz, vaudeville, rockabilly, ballads, and polka. Their varied sound has a rawness and vitality reminiscent of 1900s dancehall music filtered through a contemporary dissonant transmitter.
The WYOmericana Caravan
Click here to see a list of their tour dates with stops in other WY cities including Sheridan, Lander, Casper, Saratoga, and Cody.
You can sample their music below.