Dwight & Nicole, Ali Mcguirk, Birdgangs

  Fri, May 31
07:30 PM

  327 Bowery
New York, New York,United States 10003




"Ritcher and Nelson met in Boston when they were just out of school, cutting their teeth on the local club circuit. They each fronted popular bands and discovered a shared love of soul & blues greats like Mavis Staples, Albert King, Lighting Hopkins, Jimmy Witherspoon and Roberta Flack & Etta James. The two began singing together often, and developed a close friendship which became romantic over time. Eventually, they formed the duo DWIGHT & NICOLE, and began touring regionally- gaining fans while developing their sound. Following a move to Burlington, VT, they met their powerhouse drummer Ezra Oklan (Nicole Atkins, Elle King) and the group quickly became a trio. They have toured up and down the east coast, writing more songs and gaining plenty of industry respect, with nominations for nine Boston Music Awards, seven Boston Phoenix Awards, eight Daysie Awards, and nine New England Music Awards. This is a refreshingly original, dynamic band. The sum being greater than its parts;