THE DEER

Westword & Terrapin Care Station Present

THE DEER

Halleway, Paul Kimbiris

Wed Jul 24

Doors: 8:30 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

Fox Theatre

$12.00 - $15.00

This event is all ages

Ages 15+ without a parent

All tickets are non-exchangeable and non-refundable following purchase

Listed price does not include tax and service charge

Price is the same online, over the phone, or in the Box Office.

NO BAGS

All tickets are General Admission (GA) with limited seating available. If you require accessible seating or other accommodations, please purchase your GA tickets and reach out to Daniel@z2ent.com to help us make your visit as enjoyable as possible.

The Deer
The Deer
Described as transcendental Texas folk, Cosmic Americana, and stargaze surf-western, The Deer weave psychotropic soundscapes and tranquil, vivid dream-pop. From Austin, they are borne of a densely creative atmosphere, and stand out with their versatile and accessible sound. Members include frontwoman Grace Rowland Park (The Blue Hit), upright bassist Jesse Dalton (MilkDrive, Green Mountain Grass), guitarist Michael McLeod (Good Field, Linklater film composer), drummer Alan Eckert (Dimitri’s Ascent, A Live One), and their newest member, string player Noah Jeffries (MilkDrive, South Austin Jug Band). Frequent collaborator Roger Sellers (Bayonne) also adds some of his touch to their songwriting and production.

What began as the solo recording project of singer/songwriter Grace Rowland Park, the group formed its core membership in 2012 under the band name Grace Park & The Deer, and released "An Argument for Observation." The songs have a dark, folky feel; eerily lilting melodies with unexpected subjects like stalking, mysterious neighbors, and violent clashes. Through the recording process they found a spark lit by natural chemistry, on and off the stage, and they began performing and touring together with alternating guests - some of whom ended up becoming permanent members. Grace’s screen-printed cover art would later be a finalist for Austin Music Industry Awards’ Best Album Art for 2014.

In 2013 they suffered the devastating loss of dear friend and band member Stephanie Bledsoe to an accident on her farm. The group rallied under the name The Deer, and collaborated on songs dedicated to her memory for their second release, "On the Essence of the Indomitable Spirit" (2015). Dark with a tinge of hope, it features special guests Dennis Ludiker (Asleep at the Wheel), Roger Sellers (Bayonne), Trevor Smith (Wood & Wire), Karl Kummerle, and Noah Jeffries (MilkDrive). With a maturing sound, The Deer were runners-up for the Austin Music Awards’ Best Performing Folk Band that year, and began touring more frequently.

Their 2016 album “Tempest & Rapture” marries their brand of moody Southern Gothic with symphonic psychedelia. It’s split into two stylistic realms: the first side is rooted in muddy folk and surf-country, and the other side wanders far out in a dream-pop and psych-rock wilderness - all with their distinctly curious and incantational poetic content printed within. It’s their largest album, boasting 17 tracks on gorgeous 180-gm bottle-green vinyl; a double LP to house its gigantic sound. It saw the return of guest collaborator Roger Sellers, and guest string players Dennis Ludiker and Noah Jeffries (who would soon become a full-on Deer). The jacket design by Grace Rowland Park features her cut-paper artwork, and ranked among Austin Music Industry Awards’ Top 5 Best Album Art category last year. The Deer were also runners-up a second time for the Austin Music Awards’ Best Folk Band.

The group won an Austin Music Award for Best Performing Folk Band and were Runners=Up for Best Austin Band in 2018. They were also recent recipients of a major grant from Austin music patron organization Black Fret, and are currently nominated for an Austin Music Award for Best Folk Band. They have played their hometown Austin’s Moody Theater and the Legendary Stubb’s, as well as The Boulder Theater, The Fox Theatre (Boulder), and The Rex Theater (Pittsburgh). They’ve played Kerrville Folk Festival, Old Settler’s, Utopiafest, WinterWonderGrass, Oregon Country Fair, Campout for the Cause, Americanafest, SXSW, Northwest String Summit, and more. They have co-billed with Elephant Revival, Big Thief, Bayonne, Fruition, Wild Child, and Calliope Musicals. The Deer are currently recording a new album, while simultaneously touring across the universe; check their tour dates for a town near you.
Halleway
Halleway
Halleway is the Denver Folk Rock project that consist of Patrick Armould (Lead Vocals), Jake Patterson (keyboard), Riley O’donnel (Drums), Alex Jackson (Bass), and Dallon Robinette (Lead Guitar). Over the past year of becoming a band Halleway has surrounded themselves on strong live performances while staying rooted in the studio. November of 2017 was the release of their debut single “New Prayer”. The song generated great success for the group and by the time they were headlining local shows in February people were already singing along to the only song Halleway had put out. Mid August marked the release of their second single “Found” in which they recorded with former Judds and Willie Nelson producer Brent Maher. “Found” will not be the only music released for Halleway in 2018. The band is getting prepared to release their debut record later this year. In the meantime Halleway will continue to headline local shows and support nationally acclaimed acts. With the second half of 2018 approaching Halleway will be an emerging act to keep an eye out for.
Paul Kimbiris
Paul Kimbiris
Paul Kimbiris is a recovering Philadelphian who has been living in Boulder, CO for almost 5 years. Since the year 2000 he has been writing and performing all over the world from Copenhagen, Denmark to Athens, Greece and all the way back to Austin, TX opening for acts such as the Dead Milkmen, Hamell on Trial, Joshua James, David Mayfield, Daniel Martin Moore, Gregory Alan Isakov and Langhorne Slim. His first full length release was released in 2015 and was produced by Philip Parker (Glowing House, Paper Stars). His songs have appeared on several major network TV shows such the Emmy award winning cop drama "The Shield", "Gang Related" on FOX, the ABC drama "Forever", and most recently USA networks "Queen of the South".
Venue Information:
Fox Theatre
1135 13th St
Boulder, CO, 80302
http://www.foxtheatre.com