Ted Z and the Wranglers, Rose's Pawn Shop

The Wayfarer Presents

Ted Z and the Wranglers

Rose's Pawn Shop

LYRS

Fri, April 14, 2017

8:00 pm

$5.00

This event is 21 and over

Ted Z and the Wranglers
Ted Z and the Wranglers
Ted Z and the Wranglers, of Southern California, deliver outlaw country-charged rock. Ted's catchy story-songs are fully-realized tales of love, regret, getting older, and getting in trouble. The band stirs up its Americana influences, featuring quick picking and bluesy slide guitar over galloping train beats and swinging shuffles.
Rose's Pawn Shop
Rose's Pawn Shop
It may come as a surprise to hear the strains of Appalachian and Americana music channeled through five guys from Los Angeles, CA, but heartache, loss and regret have always been the cornerstones of great music, and this city has more than its share. Singer/songwriter Paul Givant grew up on the same disparate array of popular music as any other late 20th century kid. It was American Folk and Bluegrass that rooted deepest in Paul, transforming him and his songs. Since 2006 RPS has toured extensively, electrifying audiences with their high-energy stage show, punk-bluegrass-a-billy attitude and genre-blending, boot-stomping tunes. In 2010, the near-current line-up of the band recorded the album "Dancing on the Gallows," and the band began hitting the road. On any given night, you could find Rose's Pawn Shop playing the Georgia Theatre in Athens, busking the streets of Jackson Square in New Orleans, opening for Jack White and The Raconteurs at the Henry Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, ripping the walls off the club in their month long residency at the Parkside Lounge in New York City, or hitting the main stages of prestigious festivals such as Floydfest in Virginia and Wakarusa in Arkansas. With an arsenal of guitars, banjo, thumping upright bass, fiddle and drums, their sound is a wholesome mishmash of creek mud, rusty nails and your mom's cookin'. It's sincere, straight-forward and sexy.

Rose's has released their latest album, Gravity Well, produced and mixed by Ted Hutt (Old Crow Medicine Show, Gaslight Anthem, Dropkick Murphy's) and are on tour. In early October, they performed at the legendary Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, then opened for Lucinda Williams at Slims the next night. The video for Rose's newest single, "What Were You Waiting For" was featured in Rolling Stone and stars Friday Night Lights alumna Dora Madison Burge.

"You can feel the whole barn rumble on Dancing On The Gallows from Rose's Pawn Shop, with booming bass drum, in your face fiddle, and runaway-train banjo. An impassioned vocal delivery that recalls a more countrified Jeff Lang and relentlessly driving momentum will, bluegrass fan or not, have the toe of your worn leather boot tapping in no time." - J Hayes, No Depression

"What the Los Angeles quintet Rose's Pawn Shop does with bluegrass, country and rockabilly is analogous to the kind of freewheeling recombination earlier groups practiced with, say, jump blues and Western swing. On … Dancing on the Gallows, Rose's Pawn Shop use bluegrass instrumentation, but somehow the idea of Django Reinhardt-style swing has crept in … so their music comes across as good old L.A. country-rock … - plus a vaguely jazzy harmonic sense. Their clever arrangements… recall the glory days of psychobilly … ." - Edd Hurt, Nashville Scene
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Venue Information:
The Wayfarer
843 W 19th Street
Costa Mesa, CA, 92627
http://www.wayfarercm.com