Party at the Point season is underway, and the last two weeks have been nothing short of incredible. What better way to say "bring on the weekend!" than with your friends, families and amazing live music in the paradise that we like to call the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina? This week, we're partying with local favorites, Dead 27's and BYOG. Here's the scoop:
"...Creative and timeless music with impassioned veracity...a refreshing blend of song-craft and musicianship..."
Terry Adams, Charleston Magazine, May 2014
(First off- who can do Tedeschi Trucks justice like that? Nailed it!)
So a little bit about the band:
Sometimes the stars and planets align and things that can be difficult come surprisingly easy. Such is the case with the formation of Dead 27s. After playing a few casual gigs, the obvious chemistry could no longer be ignored. Since 2012, the band has been on a mission. Relentlessly making their way through the booming Charleston, SC music scene, the Dead 27s garnered the attention and praise of local media, calling them, "the exciting new band to watch" and fan support soon followed. In 2013, Dead 27s took home multiple Charleston City Paper Music Awards for “Song of the Year”, “Rock Band of the Year”, “Up and Coming Artist of the Year”, and guitarist Wallace Mullinax was honored with his second straight award as Charleston’s “Guitarist of the Year”. The band has since opened for Toubab Krewe, Patterson Hood, Col. Bruce Hampton, Orgone, Chris Robinson Brotherhood and shared the stage at festivals with many others. Their sound has been described as “a Southern blend of rock and soul”. In April 2014 and to much critical acclaim, Dead 27s released their 7 song debut, "Chase Your Devils Down”. In summer 2014, the band was honored to place in the top 24 for Vh1's “Make a Band Famous” competition. Although their sound comes from many different influences, the band has their focus on the future. Currently touring while writing and recording, the band continues to gain momentum as they spread their music across the country.
In current news:
- Recording a new album in Fall 2015 with Grammy nominated producer and saxophonist for Galactic, Ben Ellman
- 6 Charleston Music Awards received in 2014 for:
- Rock Band of the Year
- Song of the Year for "Don't Comfort Me"
- Album of the Year for "Chase Your Devils Down"
- Guitarist of the Year for Wallace Mullinax (3rd straight year)
- Drummer of the Year for Daniel Crider
- Bassist of the Year for Oliver Goldstein
- Appeared on VH1's 2014 "You Oughta Know Presents Make a Band Famous" - Top 24
- The band has opened for Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Patterson Hood, Col. Bruce Hampton and Orgone to name a few
If you're not already a fan, come prepared to buy all of their music after the show wraps up.
BYOG is a 5-piece jam driven vehicle that currently resides in Charleston, SC. Since their reformation in the Spring of 2013, BYOG has hit the road regionally, covering most of the South East, sharing stages with the likes of Moon Taxi, EarPhunk, and the Heavy Pets, all in their short tenure as a band. BYOG is a must see live act, frequenting The Charleston Pour House, Visulite Theatre in Charlotte, NC, and Sky City in Augusta, GA. BYOG is David Buck, Blake Zahnd, JP Treadaway, and Phil Pasquini.
This is one of Charleston's most active local bands and where they go, the party follows. Come out and see what all the hype is about this Friday at the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina!
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