The Owsley Brothers @ Gulf Place
The series will be every Sunday between Memorial Day weekend through mid October. Each week will feature a different local or regional group, ranging in genres. Performances will be appropriate for attendees of all ages. Concerts are from 6-9 p.m. and are free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets to enjoy the concert on the Amphitheater lawn. Gulf Place would like to thank concert sponsor, Wyndham Vacation Rentals.
Hailing from the northern gulf coast of Florida, The Owsley Brothers began as the bedroom recording project of multi-instrumentalist J.E. Reynolds. Armed with a cheap guitar, makeshift drum kit and an 8-track recorder, Reynolds crafted 2011's critically-acclaimed EP, Pure Lust. Within a few months, his unique blend of lo-fi scuzzed-out blues guitar, combined with his utterly unique vocal twang attracted much attention and glowing reviews from blog community stalwarts My Old Kentucky Blog, Aquarium Drunkard, Rollo & Grady, and Some Velvet Blog.
Their songs are currently getting attention and being played on Sirius/XMU, KEXP 90.3 Seattle, and KXLU 88.9 Los Angeles. The lineup consisted of Reynolds on guitar/vocals, Brian Wise on guitar, John Reinlie on drums, Zion Cochran on bass, keyboards and effects. In addition to they're incessant touring, several of the group's tracks have been licensed for use by Quicksilver, Fox Motorsports, DC shoes for national Ad Campaigns, as well as placements in FX's "The League" ABC's "Revenge", and Showtime's "Shameless"