Valley Queen

Early Show

Valley Queen

Evening Darling

Thu, May 18, 2017

Doors: 6:30 pm

Mercury Lounge

New York, NY

$10.00

This event is 21 and over

Valley Queen - (Set time: 7:30 PM)
Valley Queen
Valley Queen front woman Natalie Carol leads a band reminiscent of Fleetwood Mac and My Morning jacket with lead vocals evocative of Florence Welch. Their sound brings to mind the soul of Motown and the power of southern rock. Over the past year, Valley Queen has been recording tracks for their debut, full-length LP and have played lauded shows at an array of venues, opening for Lucero and LP, as well as headlining Pappy and Harriet's in Joshua Tree, the Echo Park Rising Festival in Los Angeles and a 7 show run at the 2015 CMJ Music Marathon in NYC. The Huffington Post has declared them "the ultimate outlaws" (the music video for "Who Ever Said" premiered on TheHuffPost) and P. Claire Dodson from The Village Voice notes that Valley Queen has "stayed true to their roots while embracing the psychedelia of California rock — and making some damn good music along the way…anchored by Carol's enthralling vocals."

With their debut album tracked, Valley Queen is poised to unleash 10 uniquely original compositions written by Natalie and produced by Lewis Pesacov (Best Coast, Nikki Lane, Fidlar, Superhumanoids and Fool's Gold) at the beginning of 2016. The album showcases the band's diversity and a level of maturity rarely seen by songwriters at 25. Natalie brings the perspective of a fierce, confident, independent woman in the same vein as Jenny Lewis, Karen O, and Grace Potter. The rest of the band, consisting of Neil Wogensen, Shawn Morones and Gerry Doot, enrich the songs with energy, excitement and emotion.
Evening Darling - (Set time: 6:30 PM)
Evening Darling
Evening Darling's indie-folk sound has been a fixture of the NYC live music scene since the band's formation in 2015. The band insists they saw “Evening, Darling” sprayed across the side of a desolate warehouse while driving to rehearsal. Although the band has been unable to locate that tag since, they quickly adopted the name. Since then, the band has traveled to SXSW and toured the East Coast performing songs from their debut LP, produced by Jeremy Backofen (The Felice Brothers).
Venue Information:
Mercury Lounge
217 E Houston St.
New York, NY, 10002
http://mercuryloungenyc.com