× Hollis Brown hits the road, touring Europe in October and November

Hollis Brown hits the road, touring Europe in October and November

13-10-2016

Taking queues from classic pop rock & roll and Americana Hollis Brown combines raw rock sensibilities with sweet melodies and heartfelt lyrics to create a rich, warm sound that can fill any room. Principal songwriters Mike Montali and Jon Bonilla grew up listening to the classics. These native New Yorkers were born in the late 1980s when the city was identified by its grit, passion and authenticity. The combination of an urban upbringing and throwback musical influences of traditional blues contributed heavily to the band's sound.

However contrary to most blues-influenced bands Hollis Brown leans heavily toward melodic pop as well. You'd be hard-pressed to find a Beatles song these boys don't know by heart and you can hear it in the music. Classic rock with a New York state of mind, Hollis Brown is a throwback to an era when music felt fresh songwriting was revered and performances routinely inspired.

Hollis Brown’s latest vinyl EP, Cluster of Pearls, was chosen as one of the 300 select releases throughout the world for Record Store Day 2016. Pressed on Starburst Vinyl, the record is limited to 800 copies and features four previously unreleased tracks and two songs released on vinyl for the first time. Cluster of Pearls follows up the 2015 release of Hollis Brown's third album 3 Shots, featuring the Bo Diddley collaboration “Rain Dance,” and the duet “Highway 1” with acclaimed alt-country songstress Nikki Lane.

This month Hollis Brown will be touring extensively across Europe. Find all tourdates here:
15-10-2016: Basingstoke (UK) @ Sanctuary
16-10-2016: Nottingham (UK) @ The Maze
17-10-2016: Oxford (UK) @ The Bullingdon
18-10-2016: London (UK) @ The Islington
19-10-2016: Borger (NL) @ VanSlag
20-10-2016: Eppstein (DE) @ Wunderbar
21-10-2016: Rotterdam (NL) @ V11
22-10-2016: Utrecht (NL) @ Ramblin Roots
23-10-2016: Eindhoven (NL) @ Wilhelmina
25-10-2016: Leiden (NL) @ Q-Bus
26-10-2016: Zwolle (NL) @ Hedon
27-10-2016: Heerlen (NL) @ Nieuwe Nor
28-10-2016: Eeklo (BE) @ N9
01-11-2016: Treviso (IT) @ Conegliano Corner
02-11-2016: Grosseto (IT) @ Dog House
03-11-2016: Rome (IT) @ Whislist Club
04-11-2016: Milan (IT) @ Spazio Theatro 89
05-11-2016: Dozza (IT) @ Teatro Comunale
06-11-2016: Siena (IT) @ Sinalunga Melatronic Ballroom Fest
07-11-2016: Heilbronn (DE) @ Red River Saloon
08-11-2016: Norderstedt (DE) @ Harksheide
09-11-2016: Malmo (SWE) @ Folk A Rock
10-11-2016: Kristianstad (SWE) @ Tivoli
11-11-2016: Falkenberg (SWE) @ Grand
12-11-2016: Halden (NO) @ Bryggerhuset
13-11-2016: Stockholm (SWE) @ Akkurat

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