With Special Guests, The Goetz Girls & Friends
Band of Lovers
Band of Lovers combines pop harmonies, an Americana aesthetic, and four years of a non-stop touring lifestyle in their brand new sophomore album American Tour, due out June 2nd. Their live shows are a journey as well—raw and vibrant; full of love, heartbreak, and adventure. Hailing from New York and California, they’re currently out on a five-month national tour supporting the release. Learn more at www.bandoflovers.net
Dave Strumfeld, lead songwriter, singer, and guitarist, had been writing songs since childhood, but he credits this music to life on tour and his creative partnership with longtime friend Sabina Beachdell. “We’ve tried every incarnation of friendship, and the strongest one for us is this—traveling the country and turning that into music together.”
Lyricist, singer, and ukulele player in the band, Beachdell came up with the group’s moniker in 2013, heavily influenced by her solo travels. “Meeting so many people around the country, I kept coming back to love—everyone is a lover. It’s the one thing we all have in common, and I feel like we should band together around it.”
This is precisely what drew Liliana Urbain—percussionist and singer—to the group. “I’d never seen a project so driven by this belief in love and art, and the call of the road. It was intoxicating.” So much so that after meeting by chance at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville in 2014, the trio decided to join forces. It was the same way they made most of their decisions— boldly, rashly, and without looking back.
It’s music meant for motion. Take it with you- it’ll keep you company when the wanderlust kicks in and the open road awaits.