Advance warning: Grant Peeples will take the stage on Sunday, June 16. Ezra Veitch opens. That’s also father’s day, bring your rad dad!
Grant’s shows are a roiling mix of funny stuff and not-funny stuff. He doesn’t do a lot of lo-ooove songs. He’s been known to play a few “off-color” tunes. He lived on a small island off the Miskito Coast of Nicaragua for eleven years. He’s made ten studio records, three live recordings, and two poetry books. Gurf Morlix, who has produced Lucinda Williams, Mary Gauthier, Ray Wiley Hubbard, Robert Earl Keen, and Slaid Cleaves, produced Grant’s four most recent albums. He tours coast-to-coast, primarily as a solo artist. He’s played both Roots On The River and Roots On The Rails, as well as the Woody Guthrie Festival, RiverHawk Music Festival, Gamble Rogers Festival, Magnolia Festival, and Michigan State Prison. He was a New Folk Finalist at Kerrville Folk Festival.
“He’s the Woody Guthrie of the New Millennium” — Larry Newman, WSCA-FM
“The only songwriter I have ever called ‘ruthless’.” — John Conquest, 3rd Magazine
“A man of deeply held conviction… and cajones.” — D.C. Bloom, Lonestar Magazine
“No performer holds a crowd like Grant Peeples.” — Barry White, S. Florida Folk Network
“Comedic, acute, smart, intensely political.” — Mark Stern, WMBR-FM