Tag: The Ballroom Thieves

  • Album Review: The Ballroom Thieves – Deadeye

    Album Review: The Ballroom Thieves – Deadeye

    A smidge of rock, a drop of blues, all under the umbrella of full blown orchestral Americana folk—whatever you’re into, you can find it in The Ballroom Thieves’ new album, Deadeye, out October 21st. With their sophomore effort, the group continues a tradition of constructing moving music built on the foundation of powerful lyrics, haunting […]

  • Preview: Darlingside at City Winery on 4/16/16

    Preview: Darlingside at City Winery on 4/16/16

    When I last spoke with indie folk ensemble Darlingside–with whom I had a philosophical post-Thanksgiving discussion about the difference between “dressing” and “stuffing”–they had just released their latest album, Birds Say, and had been on tour with the likes of Patty Griffin, King Cardinal, The Ballroom Thieves, Tall Heights, and Caitlin Canty. Since then, they have […]

  • Interview: The Ballroom Thieves and The Maine Youth Rock Orchestra

    Interview: The Ballroom Thieves and The Maine Youth Rock Orchestra

    Boston-based heartwarming folk n’ rollers The Ballroom Thieves have teamed up with The Maine Youth Rock Orchestra for a ground-breaking collaboration that is, in a word, unbelievable. “We’re a program offered by a non-profit rock school here in Portland called the Maine Academy of Modern Music,” explains Kevin Oates, founder and director of MYRO.  “I’m […]

  • The Ballroom Thieves Announce Tour Dates & EP with Maine Youth Rock Orchestra

    The Ballroom Thieves Announce Tour Dates & EP with Maine Youth Rock Orchestra

    Formed in 2011, The Ballroom Thieves take the sincere, narrative blueprint of folk music and infuse it with the attitude of rock, the soul of blues, and the sweat and fervor of a revival tent. That spirit makes its way into both their recorded music as well as their live performances, as Martin Earley (guitar, […]