Dragon Wagon / Emily Rose / Paleface
Fri, Sep 30, 2016 @ 8:00 pm to 2:00am
Dragon Wagon originally began out of the amazingly talented Ann Arbor Michigan music scene, and has grown to be one of the staple Midwest Americana bands. At it’s roots it is music made by a great group of friends doing what they love.
Dragon wagon keeps up a relentless touring schedule through the harsh winters and the beautiful summers. You can find them at some of the best festivals and your local bar all year round.
Dragon Wagon is made whole by the dedicated friends and fans who keep the wagon rolling. The band has seen many changes that have culminated in the tight group they are today.
We are proud of our music and even more appreciative of the time and effort our members have put into making some of the best music of their lives. Dragon Wagon is made up of Mi-Si Electronics Artist and Detroit award nominated Troy Radkin on Mandolin and Vocals. Rich Delcamp on Banjo, Guitar, and Vocals. Megan Fitzpatrick on Violin and Vocals. Michael Tobias Designs, and Bartolini Electronics Artist Matthew Meyers on Bass. Bosphorus Artist Travis Aukerman on Drums. and Tyler Aukerman on Guitar. Thank you all for your support. We couldnt live our dreams without you all.
Emily Rose, born February 12th 1986, is a songwriter and native of Michigan. Her solo career began in the summer of 2005. Emily travels across the country on small scale solo tours when she is not performing locally around Detroit and caring for adorable rabbits. In 2014, she received the award for “Outstanding Acoustic/Folk Artist” at the Detroit Music Awards, as well as in 2009, 2010, and 2013 she was recognized for her songwriting by receiving the award for “Outstanding Acoustic Songwriter”. Her latest album, Porchlight Tragical, came out in 2011 (available at www.EmilyRose.Bandcamp.com). And, in 2014, Emily’s first book of Poetry, Cemetery Tea Party, was published (available at www.TerminalBooks.com).
PALEFACE: Prolific, influential, cult-hero & indie -folk icon, PALEFACE, is now a high-energy & charismatic duo featuring his girlfriend Monica “Mo” Samalot, on drum-kit & charming candied vocal harmonies. The band celebrated the release of their latest album, One Big Party (Ramseur Records), with a special guest performance alongside The Avett Brothers at Radio City Music Hall, followed by US & Europe tours…including special performances on NPR’s Mountain Stage & Daytrotter (voted top 20 of the year). PALEFACE, was schooled musically by friend Daniel Johnston (The Devil And Daniel Johnston) and soon discovered at an NYC open mic by Danny Fields (The Stooges, The Ramones, MC5). He’s released over a dozen records including two major label releases, and has been called a major influence & inspiration by a wide range of artists including Grammy Award recipient BECK, and The Avett Brothers. He’s also collaborated and appeared on three albums by The Avett Brothers. Additionally, Paleface is visual artist who’s been selling hundreds of his original music inspired paintings at concerts, art shows, festivals and via his website: http://PalefaceOnline.com/
“Paleface is a great songwriter, a generous friend, and a big influence on my early stuff”
“Paleface is a big influence on many artists from today’s enormously popular “Indie Folk” scene. It wouldn’t be a stretch to call him the Bob Dylan of the increasingly popular styles.” City Beat, Cincinnati
“Paleface is one of the scene’s best-loved products.” Time Out NY
“Paleface, an indie-folk icon” The Flagpole, Athens GA
“A rousing showman we’re lucky to get to see him play live” Creative Loafing
“Paleface is a gem, a brilliant man…one of the greatest songwriters on Earth” The Avett Brothers
“Overdue for recognition” Nashville Scene
“Melodic songs with a sunny vibe while maintaining an edge.” The New Yorker
“indie folk-pop duo with eclectic style and grace, funky, hip, and even interactive” New Times
“Joyous, carefree and catchy as hell” My Old Kentucky Blog
“One damn good time.” BLURT
“This band will liven up any room it’s in, slinging the happiness like a drug”, Roanoke Times
“raucous, boot-stomping experience..These songs are catchy and upbeat, retaining Paleface’s lyrical openness & sly sense of irony” East Nashville Blog