We are excited to announce that we will be having a release show for our new album “Lost on the Range” on April 10th at Ant Hall in Hamtramck. Joining us on the bill are Don Duprie and Jo Serrapere and the LaFawndas. Both bands will be a real treat to see and we hope you will be able to come help us celebrate. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. The show starts at 8pm. Here is the ticket link below. We hope to see you there!
Hey everyone, word on the street is that cassettes are back in style, so we added a special reward to our Indiegogo campaign. Bust out your Walkman and head over to http://igg.me/at/WhiskeyCharmers/x/14913175 to claim yours!
We only have 12 days left on our Indiegogo campaign to fund our new album! Pre-order downloads, CDs, private shows and more to help us reach our goal! Looking forward to getting back into the studio and sharing new music with you. Here is the link to our campaign. Thanks for supporting the band!
We have launched our Indiegogo for our third album! Everyone who pledges gets a download of our song “Human” the same day that they pledge. Many more rewards available such as album downloads, CDs, T-shirts, album credits, private shows and more at https://igg.me/at/WhiskeyCharmers !
Many thanks to Americana Roots UK for the kind words about our album!
The Whiskey Charmers
This is a tremendous debut album by a Detroit, Michigan based trio who bring a new slant to the normal clichéd view of the music that comes from that area, with nine tremendous songs of what is becoming known as ‘country gothic.’ The drumming is far more than just a foundation on this sparse haunting album of great beauty with the gorgeous guitar sounds of Lawrence Daversa and the stunning beauty of Carrie Shepard’s vocals on these mainly Shepard penned songs of loss, despair and tragedy. To use an oversimplification, if you like the Cowboy Junkies and Rachel Brooke, there is every likelihood you will love this gorgeous album. Full Review Here
Many thanks to Jonathan Monahan from Pure M Magazine, Ireland’s Music, Art and Culture Magazine for the great review of our album! You can read the full article on their website here!
I’ve heard all sorts of what could be called ‘weirdness of influence’ on this album. There are glimpses of Fleetwood Mac, Jefferson Airplane, and even a bit of Nancy Sinatra in Sidewinder, as well as the easier to link country influences few of our readers will ever have heard – and that’s just the vocal. Carrie Shepard has a voice you’d leave your wife and eleven children for in a heartbeat. The tone of it is like a short of Jack Daniels drunk slowly and neat: warm the whole way down, before it shoots back up your spine to the pleasure centre of your brain, followed by a dark, liquid caramel chaser. She had me from the first note of Elevator to the last bar of Waltz. I’d drop everything and book a flight to Michigan just to become a full-time stalker if I knew it included a dental plan.
The guitar is at its haunting best in Vampire, an account of a sordid night with a deathly white stranger and the creeping hypnosis that gets you caught up in that sort of thing. Lawrence Daversa plays the blues along every nerve of your body, plucking, sliding, and vibrato-ing to a tingling climax – before you ask, yes, it feels odd to say that about another man, but the music is just inescapably sexy when combined with Carrie’s sultry voice. It takes two to tango, and this proves that, just maybe, that platitude can stretch across more than just dance and euphemism. – Jonathan Monahan, Puremzine – March 8th, 2015