Sam's Burger Joint Presents:
Fishermen - Memorial Day Weekend Burger Bash
Levees, Booty Feet, Sioux and Fox, St. Dukes, Brandon Cunningham, Family Names
Sun, May 28, 2017
Doors: 4:00 pm / Show: 4:30 pmSam's Burger Joint
$10.00 - $50.00
This event is 18 and over
Seating NOT GUARANTEED. Any Seating Available is on a First Come, First Served Basis. NO REFUNDS all sales final.
All Minors Will Be Charged an Additional $5 At the Door. 17 & Under Admitted with Parent or Guardian Only. - $12 Advance/ $15 Day of Show/ $50 Reserved Booth
Kody Anderson’s howling vocals and Kyle Anderson’s entrancing guitar work is enlivened by the driving rhythm section of Skyler Ellis on drums and Jeff Palacios on bass. Levees debuted with a well received self-titled EP in January 2016. During DO210’s Local Music Week, the group was selected as a favorite local band by San Antonio’s Tastemakers.
Their sophomore EP release, Another Medicine, recorded with Aaron Harvey at AMH Studios in San Antonio, maintains the group’s established sound while incorporating the artistic expression of “duende,” developed by Federico Garcia Lorca. Focused on creating a haunting presence heard throughout the EP’s arrangements, they blend dark voodoo blues and pop melodies over pocket rhythms. Another Medicine is a duality infusing the dark side of rock and roll and the playfulness of pop. The new EP will be released on November 29, 2016 with a celebratory EP Release Show on December 3, 2016 at Paper Tiger in San Antonio, Texas. Levees will follow up the EP release with Southwestern show dates in December and early 2017.
Cunningham has always been the quiet, contemplative type—but he didn't always look to music as a vehicle for his thoughts. Growing up in Texas, he sang in the gospel choir (ask him about the time he opened for M.C. Hammer), and he learned how to strum a six-string as a teenager. But music was never particularly personal for him—until he heard Bon Iver at age 19.
Something about those first few songs he heard made a strong impact, stitching together feeling and experience in a way that resonated more deeply than anything he'd heard before. He started thinking about music as a vehicle for capturing his own thoughts and experiences. He started writing.
Pretty soon he had enough songs under his belt—originals and covers—to take the stage. He got two friends together, and played his first show. It was terrible. Truly awful. But he loved it. He was hooked.
Brandon has journeyed many miles since those first steps, both literally and figuratively. Propelled by restlessness, compelled by truth, he is convinced that while tension and pain are often the markers and milestones of this life, all roads can ultimately lead to renewal. That is a choice we can all make. And while we must live with the tension long enough to know it, the call of life is to find the meaning and hope beyond it. That's what Cunningham is constantly seeking. His songs reflect that spirit. His music is a documentation of that journey.
Sam's Burger Joint
330 East Grayson Street
San Antonio, TX, 78215