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Howie Day w/ special guest Tyler Hilton & Anna Rose
December 10, 2013
Warm tenor vocalist
Tuesday, December 10
Howie Day’s emotionally resonant lyrics and inventive melodies have earned him both critical praise and a legion of devoted fans. He is known for his energetic, heartfelt shows, where he connects with audiences through the strength of his songwriting and his quirky sense of humor. Day’s warm tenor voice “soars into fluttering, high registers, but also grates with real, pleading grit,” as one critic put it. After sales of over a million albums and two Top 10 hits, Day is back on the road showcasing old favorites, as well as new material from his upcoming studio release.
Day's major-label debut, Stop All The World Now was certified gold in the U.S. and spawned two Top 10 radio hits: “She Says” and the platinum single “Collide.” His next release, Sound the Alarm, built on the emotionally complex spirit of its predecessor and delved into Day’s journey from indie wunderkind to platinum-selling artist. It’s lead single, “Be There,” became a staple at modern AC radio. After parting ways with Epic and relocating to New York City in 2010, Day released the Ceasefire EP on his own label, Daze. Day is currently immersed in the recording process of his fourth studio album, which he is crafting with the help of longtime friend and producer Mike Denneen. “There is a sense of inherent creativity and imagination to these sessions,” Day says. “Everything seems to be in perfect balance, and I want to capture that energy as it’s happening. Nothing is over or under thought, it’s just in the moment.”
Tyler Hilton is best known for his role as Chris Keller on the CW hit-show "One Tree Hill" and for playing Elvis Presley in the Johnny Cash biopic, "Walk The Line." In both notable roles, he plays a musician, indicative of his real-life musical talent. After a long wait, he has broken free from the creative restraints of his record label, and is excited to finally be introducing the world to the new music of Tyler Hilton--on his own terms. The new record, “Forget The Storm”, is his first full-length release in over 8 years and unleashes a new side of the artist combining multiple genres including: folk, rock, rockabilly, americana, and heavy rock & roll. Today, Tyler is happy to be on the scene as an independent artist, and will spend the rest of the year touring the U.S., Canada and Europe.
If New York-based rocker Anna Rose could add a subtitle to her name, she says it would be, “Don’t Let the Name Fool You.” She couldn’t be more right. With that sweet name, the angelic blonde hair, the petite frame and unassuming smile, one might think she’s just another pretty face with a pretty voice who likes to sing pretty songs.
But that couldn’t be further from the truth. Anna Rose is a spitfire of rock and roll passion, a true guitar head who doesn’t mind getting her fingers bloody, and a mix of Jim Morrison’s sexy bravado with Brigitte Bardot’s seductive stare onstage. It’s the dichotomy of masculine and feminine, retro and modern, strong and vulnerable that makes her sophomore effort, Behold a Pale Horse, a true statement of who she is as a woman, a performer, and an artist.