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friday, july 19th

A is Red recorded live


$9/adv $15/door

July 19, 2019 07:00 PM until July 19, 2019 09:30 PM

A is Red, recorded Live at The Townsend by engineer Carles Zanetti:

A is Red is an instrumental ensemble formed and lead by drummer, composer Don Harvey (Ronnie Lane, Ian McLagan, Billy Bragg, Joe Ely, Storyville, Charlie Sexton). The group perform cinematic instrumental music composed by Harvey and ensemble interpretations of songs by Ronnie Lane, Townes Van Zandt and Alejandro Escovedo. Live at The Townsend will be recorded by Carles Zanetti and feature some of Austin’s most creative players; John Bush on percussion (Edie Brickell & New Bohemians)  Scott Garber, bass (Alejandro Escovedo, Ronnie Lane, Storyville, Giant Sand), Kevin Flatt, trumpet (K Flatt & Friends, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Spoon, Tameca Jones), Chris Downey, guitar (Seahorse, Woodwork), Dominik Wachtel, keyboards and Don Harvey on drums. 

A is Red is a 2019 Austin Music Awards  'top 5’  honoree (Avant-Garde/Experimental) and winner of the AMA's Best Avant Garde Band of 2014. The ensemble also received AMA honors in 2011, 2013 and 2016. Harvey’s debut EP, 'A Dance in Red’ was a KUT “Top-10 Pick” of 2009. 

Don Harvey’s music "has a romantic quality with the feel of a dreamy landscape that takes me into a world of colors and sound.” 

—Alejandro Escovedo

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