SoundHarvest Music Festival is pleased to announce the complete lineup for Lightning 100’s 615 Stage at the festival on Saturday, October 17, 2015. Local bands Them Vibes, Cardboard Kids, Derik Hultquist, Vinyl Thief and Easy Roscoe will play at the festival on the Parthenon Lawn in Centennial Park from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Them Vibes formed in East Nashville’s underground rock scene in 2013, and quickly shook the foundations of Music City. Influenced by the raw energy of the Rolling Stones and The Black Crowes, the band has injected new life into rock and roll with their electric live show.
The Nashville rock outfit, Cardboard Kids, grew up as friends in the dense back woods of Tyler, Texas. They played in teenage bands together, and formed Cardboard Kids in 2013 in hopes to create a new sound with the influences of soul and rock. Collectively, the band draws their influences from their upbringing in 90’s rock and R&B, as well as their love for gritty 60’s blues tunes.
Derik Hultquist released Mockingbird’s Mouth in 2014, as well as two EPs with Carnival Music in 2012. Hultquist’s work could lead one to draw obvious comparisons to the likes of Jack Kerouac or John Steinbeck on first listen, but on further inspection might shift toward Langston Hughes or Ernest Hemingway. His writing summons a deeper examination of the ordinary.
Alt-pop outfit Vinyl Thief is at the crest of an exciting wave of Nashville indie-pop musicians. The band started building buzz with 2012’s Rebel Hill EP, scoring attention from Paste Magazine. With a full-length album, an EP, and several singles released, Vice’s Noisey, NYLON Magazine, Consequence of Sound, and The Onion’s AV Club have all jumped onboard Vinyl Thief’s synthy and infectious sound.
Easy Roscoe aims to bring the fun back to rock music. The five friends draw on their easy-going relationship to craft their presence on stage – and also add instrumentation, such as ukulele and trumpet, to create a party-like feel.
“We cannot wait to showcase Nashville’s local talent on Lightning 100’s 615 Stage,” SoundHarvest Festival Director Monica Copciac said. “Each of these bands brings something unique to the table, and is a sampling of the diverse music scene in Nashville.”
SoundHarvest Music Festival is sponsored in part by Bluewater Music, Lightning 100, Monster Energy, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, Musicians Corner, Sarah and David Ingram, Ticketfly, D&D Events, The Nashville Scene, Do615, BMI, SESAC, ASCAP, The Country Nashville, The Vanderbilt Hustler, and War Memorial Auditorium. Thistle Farms and The Cumberland River Compact will be onsite as part of SoundHarvest’s local non-profit spotlight.
Tickets to SoundHarvest are $45 in advance and $55 at the door and are available for purchase now at Ticketfly or at www.soundharvest.com. There are also a limited number of $100 advance /$150 door VIP tickets available that include a private viewing area with catering, exclusive bar, and private restrooms.