Reggae rock outfits on the rise following the success of the recent album Mid-Atlantic Dub Bumpin’ Uglys announced the release of Underdog: The Acoustic Sessions, an intuitive 16-track collection coming September 8th through Controlled Substance Sound Labs/The Orchard (Slightly Stoopid, Rebelution, Pepper).
New projects include fan-favorite releases, classics from Buzz (“Locust Avenue,” “Self-Loathing,” “This Is Ours”) and Keep It Together (“Load In / Load Out,” “Keep”). Burning strips and raw takes are included. “Moving”) Beast from the East (“City by the Bay”), pack your suitcases. (“Shades of Grey,” “Suburbia”), and his Mid-Atlantic Dub (“Wild Girls”) from 2022, seven new songs have joined to spice up the day.
Acoustics can be urgent. It’s because of the language. The lyrics are a marvel to impress you. The message is one that resonates long after the beat has died down.
In the band’s first career-spanning milepost, band co-founder and vocalist Brandon Hardesty explores the band’s most austere streets, from suburbia and Locust Avenue to self-loathing and City by the Bay. revisit some of the It is a shade of gray and has rotating dishes. , catch and release to keep moving. It’s vitality, the pure essence of Bumpin’ Uglys. Full of passion and honesty, these are the anthems of the thinking human society. free country. Home of the brave, this is the day we commemorate when the fire in our bellies flares and we seek change. this is ours. Don’t ignore the weak.
“This is a hymn to authenticity. It is for all artists who choose to embrace passion as a form of art rather than a medium of trade. It is a celebration of the imperfections that make us beautiful.” ‘ suggested Hardesty.
From the emotional fury of lead single “Underdog” (released June 16), to the lilting blue-collar confessional of “The Work,” to the bouncy, uplifting self-awareness and tension of “Spinning Plate.” Up to the jaded enthusiasm filled with. From “Loneiness in Ab,” the pandemic-fueled melancholy of “Livestreams & Vaccines,” to album closer Brandon’s heartbreaking and moving tribute to his late father in 2021, “Jerry’s Song.” , the new song is finding Hardesty. Dig deeper into your core, rescue yourself from new crossroads, and provide guidance to those still in distress.
The upcoming full-length expands on the band’s two acoustic EPs, Live at Sugar Shack Sessions, the latest of which features a sparse, passionate rendition of Jason Isbell’s “Cover Me Up.” is featured, which the former Drive-By Trucker defended on social media. Commenting “Nice job!” Americana Highways endorsed that sentiment by professing “youthful and disarmed vocals a bit like Passenger-like indie-folkstars.”
It was a nice ride. The Maryland-based band, featuring Dave “Wolfie” Wolf (bass, vocals), TJ Haslett (drums), Ethan Lichtenberger (keys) and Will Lopez (tenor sax), is a rock, hip-hop band. have been blending for over 10 years. , dub, reggae, and punk into a refreshing blast of space-time funk. Starting with local open mics and backyard parties, the esteemed road warriors have continued to tour the country to ever-growing audiences, festival slots and sold-out shows.
This fall, they will support reggae rock icons The Expendables on select dates from September 13th to November 12th, as well as at the Lake Tahoe Reggae Fest (July 22nd). , Everwild Music Fest (August 3), Montana Hempfest (September 8), Reggae Rise Up Vegas (October 8).
Whether it’s live at the Sugar Shack, beachfront, ballroom or fancy microbrew, main stage anchor or our own “Weekend at Wolfie’s” in rural Pennsylvania, this thoughtful The male party band continues to bump their way from the Ocean City to Sector 9. .
Bumpin’ Uglys Tour Dates:
6/8-11 – Bedford, PA – Wolfie’s Weekend
6/14 – New York, NY – Mike Pinto and Brooklyn Maid
6/15 – Hampton, New Hampton – Mike Pinto and Barney’s Beach Bar
6/16 – Albany, NY – Lark Hall with Mike Pinto
6/17 – Fairfield, CT – The Lot with Mike Pinto @ FTC
7/05 – Ocean City, MD – Grilled Lincolns and Secret Nightclub
7/14 – Youngstown, Ohio – Westside Bowl with C Levels and Joint Operations
7/15 – Covington, Kentucky – Paradise Music & Beer Festival
7/22 – Olympic Valley, California – Lake Tahoe Reggae Festival
7/28 – Matunak, Rhode Island – Ocean Mist with Van Gordon Martin 7/29 – Portland, Maine – Bayside Bowl
7/30 – Pembroke, MA – Soundcheck Studios
8/3-5 – Thornville, Ohio – Everwild Fest, Pepper, Tropidelic, Bone Thugs and Harmony
8/10 – Virginia Beach, Virginia – New Realm Brewing Co.
8/11 – Kill Devil Hills, NC – Outer Banks Brewery
8/12 – Roanoke, VA – Black Dog Salvage with Lazy Man Dub Band
8/13 – Myrtle Beach, SC – Boathouse
8/25 – Bethlehem, PA – Levitt SteelStacks
9/07 – Billings, Montana – Pub Station with John Wayne & the Payne Trio
9/08 – Rollo Hot Springs, Montana – Hempfest, Montana
9/09 – Spokane, WA – Lucky You Lounge w/ John Wayne & The Pain
9/12 – Bend, Oregon – Volcanic Theater Pub
Sept. 13 – Arcata, CA – Humboldt Brews (supporting The Expendables)
9/14 – Portland, Oregon – Wonder Ballroom (supporting The Expendables)
Sept. 15 – Tacoma, WA – Spain Ballroom (supporting The Expendables)
September 16 – Bellingham, WA – Wild Buffalo House of Music (supporting The Expendables)
9/18 – Talent, Oregon – Talent Club
9/20 – Boise, Idaho – Knit Factory (supports The Expendables)
September 21 – Salt Lake City, Utah – The Complex (supporting The Expendables)
September 22 – Reno, Nevada – Virginia Street Brewery (supporting The Expendables)
September 23 – Chico, CA – Sierra Nevada Brewing Company (supporting The Expendables)
10/8 – Las Vegas, NV – Reggae Rise Up Vegas
10/16 – Tulsa, Oklahoma – The Vanguard (supporting The Expendables)
10/23 – New Orleans, Louisiana – House of Blues (Diocese) [supporting The Expendables]
10/24 – Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
10/28 – Fort Myers, FL – Ranch Concert Hall (supports The Expendables)
11/08 – Chicago, IL – Martyrs (supporting The Expendables)
11/09 – Omaha, Nebraska – Waiting Room Lounge (Supports The Expendables)
11/10 – Fort Collins, Colorado – Aggie Theater (supporting The Expendables)
11/11 – Denver, Colorado – Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom (Supports The Expendables)
11/12 – Grand Junction, Colorado – Mesa Theater (supporting The Expendables)
11/14 – Kansas City, Missouri – Record Bar with The Bastard Sons
11/15 – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 7th Avenue Admission with Bastard Sands
11/16 – Madison, Wisconsin – High Noon Saloon with Bastard Sands
11/17 – Peoria, IL – Kenny’s Westside Pub and Bastard Sands
11/18 – Indianapolis, IN – HI FI Indy w/ Bastard Sands
Underdog: Acoustic Session
1. Locust Avenue (From “Buzz”)
2. City By The Bay (From “Beast From The East”)
4. Wild Girls (From Mid-Atlantic Dub)
5. Load In / Load Out (From “Keep It Together”)
6. Catch and Release
7. Livestreams and Vaccines
8. Rotating plate
9. Self-loathing (from Buzz)
11. Shades of Gray (From “Please Pack Your Suitcase”)
12. Suburbia (From “Please Pack Your Suitcase”)
13. Keep Moving (From “Keep It Together”)
14. Abdominal Loneliness
15. This Is Ours (From Buzz)
16. Jerry’s Song
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