Devon McClive and Sons to celebrate record release at Hotel Utah, Thursday August 25th

Just back from tour, Devon McClive and Sons return home to celebrate the release of their latest recording, Humankind, which is getting some great reviews. Here is a blurb from the UK's Penny Black Music: "She sings like the missing link between Regina Spektor and Aimee Mann. With McClive's vocals holding the songs together, the band shuffles between creaky blues, pre-war jazz, showtunes and folk – even finding room for hints of ska and western soundtracks. (It sounds as if Tom Waits is a big influence, which is of course no bad thing)." The show takes place at the Hotel [...]

By |August 22, 2011|Tags: |

Devon McClive and Sons’ US Tour and CD Release

Raised in Appalachia, Devon McClive now lives in Berkeley and she's been playing shows around the Bay Area since 2009. After many solo gigs, she assembled a band of top musicians and they just set out on tour to celebrate the release of their debut CD, Humankind (listen here). It is available on her website along with last year's softer, piano driven EP, Quiet Bravery. Although there are no local shows listed yet, the band returns from tour in June so look out for dates in July. She might be a female Andrew Bird or perhaps a less drony [...]

By |May 5, 2011|Tags: |
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