Published On: Sat, Jul 21st, 2018

Slambovian Circus of Dreams

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 07/21/2018
8:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Location
Hopewell Theater

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Called everything from ‘hillbilly-Pink Floyd’ to ‘folk-pop’ to ‘surreal americana’, New York’s Slambovian Circus of Dreams “is a riveting, mesmerizing, crazy, amazing machine of music.” – Chronogram Magazine. A rootsy psychedelica that MAVERICK MAGAZINE calls “Mightily impressive and hugely original rock from the cool end of Americana,” their melodic avant-folk conjures with an exotic instrumental arsenal and palette of styles ranging from dusty Americana ballads to huge Pink Floydesque cinematic anthems. The Slambovians charm from the first note with “Great songs and a whole lotta heart!” – DJ Meg Griffin, SiriusXM.

Formed in Sleepy Hollow, New York over a decade ago, they pioneered the alt-folk circuit, staying on the fringes of the music industry. Winning support from indie radio and press since their inception, fans fueled their career from the ground up to an international status. Having headlined major music festivals and venues across the US, Canada and UK, this band has a devoted cult following. “Soothing and bewitching as a snake oil tonic, the entire root system of Rock Family Trees is embedded in Longo’s voice.” – The Big Issue, Scotland, UK. Lead singer-songwriter Joziah Longo is joined by Sharkey McEwen (guitar, mandolin), Tink Lloyd (accordion, cello, etc), and Felipe Torres (drums, percussion). They create a captivating vibe that feeds the soul.

“9 out of 10 – Love at first spin!”– Americana UK

“The Hudson River Valley’s best kept secret.” – JamBase.com

“Mightily impressive and hugely original rock from the cool end of Americana.”– MAVERICK, UK

“Songs imbued with mystical stirrings and idealism… they take the stage by storm!”– The NY Times

“This band reminds me to write and perform with my whole heart and soul.”– Dar Williams

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