Monday, January 7, 2019
– King Calaway, a sextet with members hailing from Europe and the U.S., signed to Broken Bow with a self-titled debut EP out Jan. 25 via BBR's Stoney Creek Records imprint.
The band consists of Caleb Miller, Chris Deaton, Simon Dumas, Jordan Harvey, Chad Michael Jervis and Austin Luther and came together as King Calaway in early 2018. The band has no lead singer as Dumas, Harvey and Jervis all take turns at lead vocals.
With a sound recalling the Eagles, Robert Deaton and Ross Copperman produced the disc. Copperman wrote several songs for the band.
"The six musicians who make up King Calaway are a fresh take on contemporary country music," said Robert Deaton. "These young men hail from all corners of the globe, but when put together on a stage, they are one and magic happens."
King Calaway will make its debut on the Grand Ole Opry stage on March 1.
"The six of us are beyond excited to be working with the great teams at BMG and BBR. They've already dedicated so much time and effort into this project, and we're incredibly grateful," said Jervis. "We're ready for the world to hear all the songs we've worked so hard on."
Dumas is from Gibraltar and plays piano. Harvey was raised in Edinboro, Scotland, while also playing rhythm guitar and piano. Luther, a Minnesota native, plays bass. Jervis is on acoustic and electric guitars. Deaton, whose father is Robert, can be found behind the drums. Miller, a native of Portsmouth, Ohio, is on guitar.