Afterhours From The Red Cat Kicks Off A New Series For July!
Afterhours: Live from Red Cat Birmingham is a TV series featuring nationally known singer-songwriters performing acoustic pop and folk music at Pepper Place's favorite little coffe shop. The show airs weekly on Alabama Public Television and WVUA-TV, giving viewers front row seating for the type of entertainment that Pepper Place natives have grown to love and expect from The Red Cat. The series continues in July on Alabama Public Television and WVUA 23. Checkout the July musician Line Up below!
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July Musician Line Up
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Carolina Story | Tuesday, July 1st at 10:30 p.m.
Ben and Emily Roberts craft songs that are a perfect mix of the lyrical grit and wit of Hank Williams Sr. and the tender atmosphere of Heartbreaker-era Ryan Adams. They evoke the blue collar man and woman because that’s exactly who they are, and their blended harmonies backed by guitar, harmonica and suitcase percussion create a sound that is solely their own. They have achieved multiple top-ten listings on the Americana Radio Chart.
Liz Longley | Tuesday, July 8th at 10:30 p.m.
Best known for her stop-you-in-your-tracks voice, Pennsylvanian Liz Longley crafts intimately personal portraits through her music. A graduate of Boston’s renowned Berklee College of Music, Liz Longley has taken home top prizes at some of the most prestigious songwriting competitions in the country. Taxi.com says, “Longley’s lyrics have the spark and spunk of Patty Griffin, her voice has the eloquence and mastery of Alison Krauss.”
Stephen Kellogg | Tuesday, July 15th at 10:30 p.m.
Stephen Kellogg has been performing as a solo artist or with his band, the Sixers, since 2002. A dynamic performer, his style combines the songwriting of Jim Croce with the showmanship of Jon Bon Jovi to create folk-rock classics with an Americana feel. Songs include “Gravity,” “Lost and Found,” “Crosses,” and “The Sleep of a Satisfied Man.”
Callaghan | Tuesday, July 22nd at 10:30 p.m.
Georgina Callaghan is a singer-songwriter who specializes in folk, Americana, and alternative country music. Her songs are finely crafted, beautifully delivered, and she is accompanied in this performance by the talented guitarist, Julia Sinclair. Originally from England, Callaghan is now part of the Nashville music scene. Songs include “The Only Thing Real,” “When You Loved Me,” “It Was Meant to Be,” and “Close My Eyes.”
Milow | Tuesday, July 29th at 10:30 p.m.
Jonathan Vandenbroeck, better known by his stage name, Milow, is a Belgian singer-songwriter and one of the most successful indie musicians in Europe. You might find him in Europe performing to thousands of fans who sing along with his songs but he has just started building a following here in the U. S. Songs include “You Don’t Know,” ‘Where My Head Used to Be,” “She Might, She Might,” and “You and Me.”
The Clay States | Sunday, July 6th at 9:30 p.m.
This Alabama-based duo features intense vocal harmony by Stephen Collins & Lauren Little as they conjure images of the crumbling post-industrial south in their songs. They label their music as experimental country combined with old style lament. Songs include “Time and Corn,” “The Lines,” “Eli Whitney,” and “Pasture and Star.”
Dar Williams | Sunday, July 13th at 9:30 p.m.
“New Yorker” magazine describes Dar Williams as “one of America’s very best singer-songwriters.” Her fans include Joan Baez with whom she has toured. Williams has been touring and recording for over twenty years. Recurrent themes in her songs include religion, adolescence, gender issues, anti-commercialism, and misunderstood relationships. Featured songs include “The Beauty of the Rain,” “I Have Been Around the World,” “The Babysitter,” and “Storm King.”
The Heavy Hearts | Sunday, July 20th at 9:30 p.m.
Lauren-Michael Sellers and Zac Baldwin met while attending Birmingham-Southern College and their performances together have garnered a loyal following in Birmingham. Their music is folk-rock Americana featuring beautiful vocal harmonies. Featured songs include “All Our Own,” “Leave,” “Crawl,” and “The Boy from Iris Glen.”
Ellis Paul | Sunday, July 27th at 9:30 p.m.
Ellis Paul is an American singer-songwriter and folk musician originally from Maine and currently living in Boston. His songs create a world into which the listener is drawn. As a touring musician, Paul plays close to 200 dates each year and his extensive club and coffeehouse touring, together with radio airplay, has brought him a solid national following. Featured songs include “I Don’t Want to Lose You,” “Kick Out the Lights,” “Plastic Soldiers,” “Hurricane Angel,” and “Jukebox Upon My Grave.”
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