The Charlotte, NC-based group, including guitarist Slade Baird, bassist Thomas Alverson, drummer Adam Phillips, and keyboardist Molly Poe, has been putting rubber to road in senses both theoretical and literal since their inception in 2012, developing their keen sense of harmony and interplay, honing their songwriting chops and developing an absolutely white-hot live show which has become the main vehicle for their brand of rock and roll evangelism. The intervening years have found the band playing shows numbering in the several hundreds and driving their trusty van tens of thousands of miles as they regularly traipse around the southern United States and beyond, taking their unpretentious, straight-from-the-heart shaggy dog story to the people. Cut in the summer of 2016 with famed producer/engineer Mitch Easter at his Fidelitorium in the decidedly anti-music biz hamlet of Kernersville, North Carolina, Amigo's album, And Friends is at once raucous yet intimate, traditional but ambitious, and finds the band culling influences from 50's doo-wop to Hank Williams, John Prine to The Replacements, Tom Petty to Dinosaur Jr. Blending the standard fare of exultant joy, rock and roll knuckleheadery, heartbreak, longing and love unrequited with much deeper searching, yearning and asking of the big questions, Amigo's songs unpack themselves slowly and show their myriad faces with each new listen.
201 E. Main St.
Rock Hill, SC 29730