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04Jan
Old Union
8:00 PM - 11:59 PM High Watt
Date: January 04, 2019 to January 04, 2019
Where: High Watt, 100 Cannery Road, Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37203
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Other
Ticket Price: N/A
with Joey Fletcher
"Well now I'm committed to my decision for what I must prepare for,I might wind up in the streets or in the mission, might never be heard from no moreI've been busy working on a building, building one piece at a time,I'm gonna make a living here if it kills me, putting my soul on the lineAnd I refuse to be denied, tomorrow or today,there's been a song down in my life every step of the way* Chorus *Inspiration don't fail me now,Sweet Freedom come find me somehow"......Embarks the Chuck Foster penned, "Sweet Freedom". Poignant lyrics mixed with righteous guitar, monstrous backbone and Foster's rollicking keys make up the ingredients of OLD UNION's rock and roll formula. Foster, who began playing the keys because "everybody plays guitar", melds an eclectic jukebox of influence alongside his boogie style piano. Ranging from Waylon Jennings to Muddy Waters and all points in between, Old Union defies the boundaries of genre music. They are parts old country, funk, gospel, rock and roll and Americana. The heartfelt lyrics of the band accent their ability as musicians. Johnny Zvolensky and Steve Swertfeger channel an early era Allman Brothers Band vibe; capable of the same flawless teamwork and interplay. Effortlessly the two guitarists trade off lead roles backing the other with flawless rhythm. They both offer songwriting capabilities, and Swertfeger mixes things up with uncanny lap steel and slide guitar. Williams's depth on bass has yet tofully be utilized. He is as comfortable on upright doghouse bass as he is laying down monstrous bombs from his electric Fender. Road tested and ready, Old Union has been coast-to-coast delivering their coal-fired rock and roll. They have made appearances at music festivals like Bonnaroo, High Sierra Music Festival, Down on the Farm and many others. They also offered their talents as Bonnie Bramlett's backing band for several tours that took them ac
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