Proud Pair of Thieves
||New York, NY
||Americana / Alt Country, Acoustic
Ben Killen; J. Stricklin
Artist / Band Member: Jay Stricklin email@example.com 256-347-4275
|# Years Experience Performing Live:
|# Live Perfomances Past Six-months:
||Arlenes Grocery NYC - New York, NY; Hank's Saloon - Brooklyn, NY; Delancey Bar - New York, NY; ROCKWOOD MUSIC HALL - NEW YORK, NY; Higher Ground - Burlington, VT; Radio Bean - Burlington, VT; Trash Bar -Williamsburg - Brooklyn, NY; National Underground - New York , NY; Parkside Lounge - NY, NY; Paddy Reilly's - New York, NY
||The Felice Brothers, Mumford & Sons, Avett Brothers, Old Crow Medicine Show, Whiskeytown, The Decemberists, Welch and Rawlings, Paul Curreri, Elliott Smith, Jack Johnson, Radiohead, Simon & Garfunkel, Donovan
|Performing Rights Society:
||The Nineteenth (J. Stricklin) LP—2005
About the ArtistAn Indie Folk duo from the backroads of Alabama, Proud Pair of Thieves now find themselves at home in Spanish Harlem. Rich with rootsy acoustic instrumentation including guitar, banjo, harmonica, accordion and percussion, their sound is as foreign
as it is familiar.
Recommended for fans of:
The Felice Brothers, Mumford & Sons, Avett Brothers, Old Crow Medicine Show, Whiskeytown, The Decemberists, Welch and Rawlings, Paul Curreri, Elliott Smith, Jack Johnson, Radiohead, Simon & Garfunkel, Donovan
Happiness, joy, peace, sadness, despair, anguish, life, death, blood, sweat, tears, bliss, surprise, anger, depression, anxiety, hunger, fear, sleep, thirst, pain, ecstasy, contentment, resentment, jealousy, revenge, compassion, love, hate, selfishness, selflessness, horror, dread, anticipation, frivolity… survival.
Two Vocal Mics, Two instrument inputs (Acoustic Guitar, Banjo), Kick Drum (miked). Instruments used during performance include: 2 acoustic guitars, banjo, accordion, harmonica and kick drum.
Top 40 in Singer-Songwriter (male), August 2012
Top 40 in Folk, July 2012
Top 40 in Acoustic, June 2011