Spirit Family Reunion with Mail The Horse
October 19 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Spirit Family Reunion
Inspired by the social nature of old American music, they packed a 1988 Chevy van with some old-time instruments and a DIY approach and drove south out of Brooklyn. A decade later, their ragged dedication remains with the release of their third full-length album Ride Free.
Ride Free joins a wider collection of home recordings, songbooks and singles that the band has shared directly with fans over the years, everywhere from living rooms and barns, to well-known festivals like Austin City Limits, Newport Folk, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass and Stagecoach.
Mail The Horse
“a happy marriage of late-’60s instrumentation with the rough-edged attitude of early-’00s garage-rock.” –SPIN
“embued with an early ’70s rock n’ roll spirit, be it the twangy leanings of the Stones and the Kinks during that time, or the gritty street life of Lou Reed.” –BrooklynVegan
“it’s hard to get angry when a song sounds a little like a country version of the Beatles’ “‘Don’t Let Me Down’” –Paste Magazine
“a heady musical stew of ramshackle barroom rock and psychedelic country mixed with elements of folk, gospel, soul and blues.” –JamBase
“blissfully intoxicated country sound… laidback stoner vibes with ragged, Deer Tick-esque harmonies and influences of the The Flying Burrito Brothers, Neil Young, The Band, and even The Waco Brothers.” -Glide Magazine