Old Crow Medicine Show returns to the Community Arts Center stage on Thursday, 4/20 for their Paint This Town tour.
This tour comes on the heels of their whirlwind new album Paint This Town, on which Old Crow Medicine Show offers up a riveting glimpse into American mythology and the wildly colorful characters who populate it. The most incisive body of work yet from the Nashville-based roots band—a two-time Grammy Award-winning juggernaut whose triumphs include induction into the Grand Ole Opry and double-platinum certification for their iconic hit single “Wagon Wheel”—the album pays homage to everyone from Elvis Presley to Eudora Welty while shedding a bright light on the darker aspects of the country’s legacy. Fueled by Old Crow’s freewheeling collision of Americana, old-time music, folk, and rock & roll, Paint This Town relentlessly pulls off the rare and essential feat of turning razor-sharp commentary into the kind of songs that inspire rapturous singing along.
Throughout Paint This Town, Old Crow bring their spirited reflection to an endlessly eclectic sound, spiking their songs with elements of everything from gospel (on “Gloryland,” a heavy-hearted lament for our failure to care for each other) to Southern highlands balladry (on “Honey Chile,” a melancholy love song graced with soaring harmonies and swooning fiddle melodies). That deliberate unpredictability has defined Old Crow since their earliest days, when they got their start busking on the streets with pawnshop-bought instruments.
Old Crow Medicine Show’s album “Paint This Town” is available via ATO Records. Order your copy here.
Opening Act – Harper O’Neill
Harper O’Neill will join Old Crow Medicine Show at the Community Arts Center in Williamsport on April 20!
Harper is a singer/songwriter from Nashville, TN and a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin. Harper has cultivated a fresh take on Texas soul music that she is bringing to the CAC Stage!
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