Folk-rock band Dawes take the stage for a performance of both old and new material. The band, comprised of brothers Taylor and Griffin Goldsmith, Wylie Gelber, and Lee Pardini, formed in 2009 from the band Simon Dawes after the departure of their co-songwriter. Their last two albums All Your Favorite Bands (2015) and self-released We're All Gonna Die (2016) have reached No. 1 on the Billboard Folk Chart. Dawes performs new songs "Tequila," "One of Us," and "Roll with the Punches," as well as hits... [see more] such as "Little Bit" and "When My Time Comes."
FRONT AND CENTER showcases a strong mix of performers that will satisfy the traditional music fan while building interest from the younger music audience stations want to cultivate. From 'super groups' featuring Stephen Stills and Joe Bonamassa to British newcomer Jake Bugg; from Southern Soul and Heavy Metal to New Orleans Jazz and Chicago blues; there's something for just about everyone in the lineup of nine concerts recorded live, "front and center," at some of New York City's greatest intimate venues. Many of the artists are touring this fall, giving broadcasts airing in September and October a little extra buzz in those markets.