Gregory Hodges Band with Special Guest Brother Oliver

ABOUT GREGORY HODGES Gregory Hodges is a Blues Guitarist, Singer Songwriter born and raised in Spartanburg, SC. He grew up in a musical family and his father taught him to play guitar at age 9. At 19, Hodges played with a bluegrass band the Plum Hollow Band, touring the college circuit for a few years. He then joined the late legendary Col. Bruce Hampton relocating to Pensacola, FL to tour the country with the Codetalkers. After a few solid years under the guidance of Col. Bruce, Hodges relocated to New Orleans where he performed with several of the greatest musicians and also recorded on 22 albums during his 7-year residency. Hodges was the front man for his band Flannel Church who toured the country from Frenchmen St. to NYC where they recorded his original song "Stones Throw Away" for Relix Magazine. Hodges now lives in Los Angeles where he performs with the Gregory Hodges Band and various other artist around town. ABOUT BROTHER OLIVER Brother Oliver is a South Carolina-based musical project formed by two brothers, Andrew & Stephen Oliver. The brothers deliver high-energy performances through the lens of a folk-rock / psych-rock aesthetic—a genre they've officially coined as "psychedelic folk-rock." Their explorative approach to music strikes a chord with any audience and has gained recognition in the Southeast and abroad—landing them on bills alongside the Steve Miller Band, Father John Misty, Drake Bell, Old Sea Brigade, Matthew Logan Vasquez, SUSTO and more. The project was started in 2011 in the small town of Greenville, Michigan — where the brothers were born and raised. Just two years later, they moved to Greenville, South Carolina as a result of 20-year-old angst and longings for change. Upon arrival, Andrew (the eldest of the two) opened a small recording studio where they would write and record their first album, Stubborn Fool, in 2013. Brother Oliver has since released their self-titled full-length album, Brother Oliver, which has been regarded as highly innovative in the world of folk rock music—gaining the attention of Huffington Post, PBS, PopMatters, AXS, and more.
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  • July 31, 2019
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