Upcoming

Vandaveer

Saturday March 12th

Doors open at 7:30pm, music starts at 8:00pm

"Vandaveer’s third album, Dig Down Deep, is a good representation of the alt-folk genre: storytelling with a modern acoustic flair. The album’s sweetest moments come with the pairing of Mark Charles Heidinger and Rose Guerin, whose voice sounds like Emmylou Harris’s. Although the general theme of Dig Down Deep is a weary and hardscrabble life, that’s easy to overlook when the two sing."
- The Washington Post

We had the pleasure of seeing Vandaveer live last spring and we were blown away. Great harmonies, great songs, great performers.Their music is dark and catchy - a winning combination! Vandaveer is to folk music as The Cure is to rock music.

They have a new record coming out soon and NPR is previewing the first video.

$15 suggested donation, which all goes to the band.

For more information or to reserve your seat, please email us at mechanicstreetmusic@yahoo.com.
 

If Birds Could Fly

They were going to be here on Jan. 23rd, but a massive snowstorm got in the way. We're working with them to set up a date in the spring.


“If Birds Could Fly represent the kind of soul-driven authentic country music that drives a genre. The lead vocals are in a class all their own. 
- Ear to The Ground Music

“Should If Birds Could Fly return to town it is a band to seek out. I’ll see you there.”
-Wilmington-area Arts and Entertainment



 Loretta Lynn. Janis Joplin. Dolly Parton. Most singers would be thrilled if people said their voice was like any one of those greats. Well, critics have referenced all three to describe the singular voice of Brittany Carter of If Birds Could Fly. And they weren’t exaggerating – her voice is amazing.

People usually talk about a singer’s range in terms of octaves, but part of what makes Brittany’s voice so great is the range of styles it fits perfectly. It’s a good thing, because If Birds Could Fly seamlessly weaves together country, rock, and soul. Joel calls their music “Appalachian soul.”

We started hosting house concerts to spotlight great bands that not many people know about. That fits If Birds Could Fly to a tee. They have toured like the dickens, but still fly below the radar. Many nights they have to win over crowds in small town bars, which they do with aplumb. Imagine what they’ll do with an audience as welcoming as you!

$15 suggested donation, which all goes to the band.

For more information or to reserve your seat, please email us at mechanicstreetmusic@yahoo.com.