Early Bird ticket sales are now available online. Tickets are $20 through May 15…$25 May 15 – until gate opens. $30 at the gate.
Kingfield POPS are very excited to additionally headline one of Maine’s most loved rock bands. Rustic Overtones are a seven piece rock band from Portland Maine with a discography that spans 20 years. The bands unique version of indie rock is strongly influenced by soul music, garage punk, jazz and psychedelic music of the 60′s and 70′s.
“A unique sound steeped in both Earth, Wind and Fire-style funk and late-era Beatles psychedelia.” -Rolling Stone
“Rustic’s firepower-a skintight rhythm section, soulful keyboards, stinging guitars, funky horns and the potent, complex, and totally engrossing voice of frontman Dave Gutter” – Billboard Magazine
The Rustic Overtones have collaborated and recorded with David Bowie, Imogen Heap, Ray Lamontagne, Eric Krasno, Funkmaster Flex and Naughty by Nature, as songwriters, multi-instrumentalists, arrangers, and composers and have toured nationally as direct support for De La Soul, Steel Pulse, and Run DMC among others.
Lyricist and frontman Dave Gutter is also a prolific songwriter, having penned songs for Aaron Neville, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, Eric Krasno, Res, Gramatik, Carlos Santana, and Eric Clapton.
“One of my favorite groups” – David Bowie
“Quite possibly the tightest band I’ve ever seen…I’m a huge fan” -Ray Lamontagne
“Dave Gutter sings like a man possessed.” -Tony Visconti
“A legendary rock band from Portland Maine”. -Eric Krasno
Cool Rustic Facts:
°Rustic Overtones were the first band in history to be broadcast live into space via satellite.
°Recording sessions for Rustic’s Viva Nueva reconnected David Bowie and producer Tony Visconti after a 14 year silence.
°A New Way Out was listed as one of the best albums of 2009 in The Boston Herald
*Rustic is featured in the David Bowie biography “Pushing ahead of the dame”.
Look ahead for the rest of the line-up coming soon.