Holy Ghost Tent Revival 9/15 at Club Cafe w/ Cisco Kid, Benefits @ Club Cafe, Pittsburgh [15 September]

Holy Ghost Tent Revival 9/15 at Club Cafe w/ Cisco Kid, Benefits


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15
September
21:00 - 01:00

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Club Cafe
56-58 S 12th St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203
Holy Ghost Tent Revival
w/ Cisco Kid, Benefits
Direct Ticket Link: bit.ly/0915hgtr

Tickets on sale now!
Tix: $12.00 adv/dos
ticketweb.com/clubcafe
866-468-3401
or in person at Dave's Music Mine (Southside), and at Club Cafe during any event
Ages: 21+

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9 years, 3 genres, and 4 records into it, Holy Ghost Tent Revival’s sound has emerged as something different than anyone might have expected. The music, now filled with 3 and 4-part harmonies reminiscent of the Beatles in one section and Motown in the next. The drums, bass, and keys, now centered on a Stax-like groove, and the 3 electric guitars now tastefully breathe dynamics into each song. All-the-while, the organic horns don’t dominate but compliment, like the old Memphis soul horns or The Band in “The Last Waltz”.

Forming in a dorm room in 2007, the band chose its name after a picture scrolled across a computer screen – just a simple sign with the words “Holy Ghost Tent Revival” written on it. Someone saw the picture, shouted out those words and there was no going back. Birthed of a banjo-driven fireball of ragtime/swing energy, Holy Ghost Tent Revival’s roots were formed by getting people moving on a dance floor. With their latest EP release, Summer Jelly, HGTR proved to be advancing and adding a new depth to their sound, and the fans were digging it.

Now laced with female vocals, 4 part harmonies, synths, and a second trumpet, HGTR is marrying genres in a way that NPR describes as that of a “soul-rock horn band that recalls 60s and 70s classic-rock influences such as The Band and The Flying Burrito Brothers…”. This new sound has inspired amazing acts like Lake Street Dive, Dr. Dog, Shovels and Rope, and Robert Randolph & the Family Band to share their stage with them and in turn has elevated Holy Ghost Tent Revival to a nationally touring, mainstage-ready band.
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