Sumner Brothers coming to town
The Sumner Brothers will perform Going Out West and more highly touted alt-country-roots tunes on Wednesday in Red Deer.
The West Coast group that plays at the International Beer Haus and Stage has made a lot of best-of lists since forming in 2006.
The latest Sumner Brothers’ release, I’ll be There Tomorrow, won critical raves, and also a five star rating from Americanarootsuk.com.
The band’s previous album, The Garage II was featured in Slowcoustic’s Top Canadian Records of 2010, while the 2008 release, Sumner Brothers, made the Top 10 list for Vancouver’s The Province newspaper.
As well, its Top 20 track, Girl in the Window, won best alt-country song at the Independent Music Awards.
The Sumner Brothers’ debut CD, In the Garage, charted in the Top 10 for folk/roots/blues on Canadian College Radio in 2006.
The brothers describe themselves as alt-country innovators, who are “committed to developing a unique and forward-thinking sound within the loose confines of what has come to be regarded as roots music.”
The band will be performing material that includes the song Going Out West, which nabbed Brother Bob Sumner a songwriter of the Year nomination at the West Coast Music Awards.
For more information about the concert at 5008 48th St., call 403-986-5008.