Sam's Burger Joint Presents:
Marcy Grace Band
Sat, May 13, 2017
Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pmSam's Burger Joint
$12.00 - $45.00
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/ $45 Reserved Booth
“I’ve grown up doing the bar scenes, and you have to have drinking and partying songs there-–you have to,” Sweeney says. “Now, my songs are still about the same things, but I feel like they’re more mature versions.”
Sweeney’s salty wisdom and Texas-hewn soprano have never sounded stronger than they do on Trophy, her anticipated new album. Trophy is a breakthrough––the album we all suspected she was capable of making. The wit and honesty that have always defined her stone-cold country have blossomed into confessional, complex songwriting for grown-ups, still whiskey-drenched and honk-tonk-ready. Drugs, death, the ex-wife, drinking, devotion, and longing for a child: it’s all here, raw and real.
“I have not felt this good about music in a really long time,” Sweeney says from her front porch in Texas. “I’m really excited.”
The success of artists including Margo Price, Brandy Clark, Kacey Musgraves, Miranda Lambert, and others make it seem like the world is more open now than ever before to smart women singing smart country. It’s about time. Sweeney is a veteran of the trade, and has logged her miles the old-school way. A three-year residency at the Poodle Dog Lounge in Austin––“It was a dump,” she says. “They didn’t even have a credit card machine or liquor license.”––along with improv and stand-up comedy experience went a long way toward teaching her how to hold a room of cynical drunks in the palm of her hand.
Marcy Grace is an up and coming singer/songwriter from San Antonio, Texas bringing fresh and new ideas to the Americana market. She is known for her big and unique voice. This Texas girl has been playing music for most of her life and is a multi-instrumentalist playing drums, guitar, keyboard, and banjo.
Her first single to radio, “I Wanna” reached #37 on the Texas Regional Radio Charts and was featured on the Texas Music Pickers Spotify chart & playlist. Marcy was also chosen to perform at the Texas Music Pickers Seminar Showcase for new and upcoming Texas artists. Her latest single “Country Livin’ 101” is also on its way up the charts.
After graduating high school, Marcy decided to pursue her career in music. She traveled to Nashville, Tennessee and played at places like The Bluebird Café, Douglas Corner, Two Old Hippies, Red Rooster, and Antique Archaeology. After meeting and networking with the songwriters of Nashville, Marcy came home to work on her Bachelor’s degree in Music Industry at the University of the Incarnate Word. She since has become a member of GrammyU and ASCAP.
In 2014, Marcy released her debut album Fireworks. She’s received praise from music journalist Hector Saldana, who wrote about the release of her album at the Hard Rock Café in San Antonio. Shortly after the release of her album, she was invited to sing at 3 Texas Recording Academy Grammy events. Marcy has opened up for Bart Crow, Sunny Sweeney, John Baumann, Two Tons of Steel, The Americans, and has also been invited to sing with Susan Gibson (Wide Open Spaces).
Marcy has also been an advocate for Any Baby Can foundation. She wrote “We Can” as ABC’s anthem song and will be releasing a recording soon.
Marcy is continuing to write and play with her band. She currently works as an assistant to Grammy Award winning engineer Marius Perron. She also recently graduated from the University of the Incarnate Word, Magna Cum Laude, with a degree in Music Industry.
Sam's Burger Joint
330 East Grayson Street
San Antonio, TX, 78215