ST. PETERSBURG — Damon Fowler and his band will carry out Friday, July 2, 8 p.m., on the Palladium at St. Petersburg School, 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg.
Tickets begin at $20. Name 727-822-3590 or go to mypalladium.org. This can be a limited-seating, socially distanced, and no-intermission occasion designed for max security and luxury. Face coverings for vaccinated people are voluntary. For extra info on St. Petersburg School’s security insurance policies, go to www.spcollege.edu/spc-updates.
Fowler might be celebrating the discharge of his new album “Alafia Moon.” He might be joined by Chuck Riley on bass, and Justin Headley on drums, together with particular friends TC Carr on harmonica and Josh Nelms on guitar.
“Alafia Moon” was launched by Landslide Information in March.
Florida’s Gulf Coast has produced a plethora of distinctive musicians, from the blues of Tampa Purple to jazz greats Cannonball and Nat Adderley to former Allman Brothers guitarist Dickey Betts to The Outlaws. Hailing from Tampa, Fowler — a masterful singer, guitar participant, and songwriter — has absorbed the perfect of and furthered the area’s definitive artists’ work. A tough-driving troubadour, his music is steeped with soul and consultant of the numerous kinds that make up American music’s roots. He has gained his friends’ respect given his featured slot in Butch Truck’s Freight Practice band and his facet gig as guitarist within the Dickey Betts Band. Critics have in contrast Fowler’s guitar work to Johnny Winter and Jeff Beck, whereas his slide guitar is paying homage to the late Duane Allman. Fowler can play fiery guitar runs with the perfect of them, and his lyrical work on lap metal and dobro makes him a stand-out performer among the many legions of guitar heroes. His new launch, “Alafia Moon,” combines all of the influences which have formed his distinctive blues profession.
On the energy of Fowler’s hybrid of roots rock, blues, and sacred metal, the Florida native began wowing audiences along with his musical exploits as a teen, constructing a status as one of many hottest younger gamers on the scene. Including songwriting and vocal abilities to his repertoire through the years has introduced him many accolades, with music journalists extolling his originality and maturity in addition to his technical guitar experience. These attributes have helped additional outline Fowler as one of many nice Southern artists of his time.