eastmountainsouth returns for first gigs in five years
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
– eastmountainsouth, comprised of Peter Bradley Adams and Kat Maslich Bode, will share a stage for the first time in more than 5 years at the Next BIG Nashville festival and conference on Friday, Oct. 9.
The duo came together in 1999 and was signed by Robbie Robertson to DreamWorks Records. Their self-titled release in 2003, had a placement in the film Elizabethtown.
Following Next BIG Nashville, eastmountainsouth will play two more gigs, at the Basement in Nashville on Oct. 24 and at Eddie's Attic in Atlanta on Oct. 29.
Adams has worked as a solo artist with his first release being in 2006, "Gather Up." "leavetaking" came out last year with "Traces" due on line Oct. `3 and in stores a week later.
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