Cedar Teeth, Vaudeville Etiquette, Brad Parsons
Fri, Aug 25 at 9pm
Cedar Teeth is a five-piece band hailing from the Cascade foothills of Colton, Oregon. For many years, they have been working together in a shed at the edge of an ancient forest.
A band in the truest sense, the songs of Cedar Teeth come together organically: like a jigsaw puzzle without the box, assembled by many hands. Crafting a sound that blends rough and rustic folk rock with lyrical American roots, the music of Cedar Teeth is drawn from their experiences and sentiments of living on the frontier dividing the wilderness and the city.
VE is Seattle Alt-Americana. Magnetic, provocative, and dynamic with deep roots and classic rock chemistry. Think Stevie Nicks and Ryan Adams on a 3-day bender with The Allman Brothers.
"Seattle music's bright new face." Charles Cross, The Seattle Times
One of "The 50 Bands Rocking Seattle Music Right Now" - Seattle Magazine
When Brad Parsons steps out on a stage, it’s not long before he overpowers a roaring crowd. With little but his voice and an acoustic guitar, Parsons channels raucous energy into original songs that are as hopeful as they are heart-wrenching.
Brad Parsons is a singer/songwriter from Idaho, but has been taking the Portland music scene by storm since 2008. He built a strong following as a singer/songwriter in his band The Bellboys, and is now primarily working on his new project: Brad Parsons & The Local Talent. He has also gained some notoriety as a multi-instrumentalist and back-up singer for Horse Feathers and drummer for rock and roll outfit Rose City Thorns. You might also find him as an artist-at-large for music festivals such as WinterWonderGrass and Northwest String Summit, lending his artistry to bands like Fruition and ALO.
His songs and style aim to hit you right in your chest and his big voice goes for your gut. He begs you to sing, shout, dance, laugh and cry with him with songs that sound like standards but are wholly unique to his own style.
Parsons released his first solo EP Anywhere the River Runs in 2012. He’s currently dedicating his time to the production of his first full-length album, due this fall.