Time & Location
Jun 13, 2023, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Hernando's Hide-A-Way, 3210 Old Hernando Rd, Memphis, TN 38116, USA
About the event
Tuesday, June 13th, 2023 7pm Doors $10 The 40 Acre Mule "It used to be called boogie-woogie. It used to be called rhythm & blues. Now, they call itrock & roll"Chuck Berry’s words are at the very heart of Roots Rock & Roll 5-piece,THE 40 ACREMULE! The self-described “Rhythm & Blues Outfit” are a powerhouseof vintage revival with areputation for seamlessly blurring the lines between country, soul and rock audiences withsongwriting that borders between blues drenched heartbreak and an old school riot in the streets!Influenced by the pillars of Rhythm & Blues like Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Bo Diddley andRay Charles and inspired by recent artists such as J.D. McPherson, Nathaniel Rateliff and GaryClark Jr.,THE 40 ACRE MULE–J. Isaiah Evans: Guitar & Vocals, Robert Anderson: Drums,Tim Cooper: Bass, Chris Evetts: Baritone Sax & Percussion, and John Pedigo: Guitar & Vocals-quickly built their own unique sound by blending vintage Rock & Roll, Rhythm & Blues, Souland just a touch of Country. It was a sound that soon caught on with The James Hunter Six,TheReverend Horton Heat, Eleven Hundred Springs, Alejandro Escovedo, Rosie Flores and more.Since forming in Dallas, Texas in 2015,THE 40 ACRE MULEhas built a loyal following theold-fashioned way...they earned it! Playing countless bars and packed clubs, they watchedcrowds grow mainly by word of mouth. Playing to diverse crowds has made their fanbaseexplode. "Wewentfrom 10 or 15 friends in a dive bar on a Tuesday to playing full-on festivalswithout even having an album out yet. That says something.I think we’re making music thatpeople from all walks of life...country fans, soul fans, rockabilly fans...find comfortable andfamiliar. It’s because all those genres can trace their roots to Rhythm & Blues, the very backboneof Rock & Roll ", saysfounderJ. Isaiah EvansAfter years of putting in the workand following a critically acclaimed debut album,GOODNIGHT & GOOD LUCK(State Fair Records,2019),THE 40 ACRE MULEhaveappeared as Official Showcasing Artist at SXSW as well as AmericanFest in Nashville. Havingtoured with Charlie Crockett, Old 97s and The Delta Bombers,THE ACRE MULEcontinuestohit the road,deliver their brand ofThird Coast Rock & Rollcoast to coast!