Photo by Erin Volk
Sat. July 16
BUFFALO KILLERS “3” Record Release Party
Motr Pub, 1345 Main St., Cincinnati, OH
21+, 8pm, FREE
Buffalo Killers are an American rock band comprising brothers Zachary and Andrew Gabbard with Joseph Sebaali. Quickly signed to Alive Records after sending a burnt CD with just their telephone number and name on it, their self-titled debut album was released in October of 2006.
Buffalo Killers drew the attention of Chris Robinson, who invited the band to open a string of dates for The Black Crowes. That road trip spawned the songs for the band’s second long player, Let It Ride, produced by The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach.
Most recently, the Buffalo Killers collaborated with Kelley Deal on the just released Sing For Your Meat: A Tribute to Guided By Voices, and on August 2nd the Cincinnati-based trio will be releasing their new self-produced album “3” on Alive Records (available on CD, Digital and Colored Vinyl in both blue and purple – limited to just 500 copies each color). Their summer tour of The States kicks-off June 15th in Dayton, with dates across the pond to follow.
“What the Jesus and Mary Chain were to the ’80s, Buffalo Killers may well be to this decade, brilliantly bringing the beloved sounds of yesterday into a new millennium.” – Jo-Ann Greene / ALL MUSIC GUIDE
“I have been into those guys for a long time. Back when they were in Thee Shams I brought them on the road with The Black Keys. I didn’t hear anything from them for a while after Thee Shams disbanded until the next thing I know the Buffalo Killers first record is coming out. I bought a copy of it and was stunned, like ‘Holy shit.’ They transformed from a good garage rock band to light years ahead of what they were doing in terms of songwriting, arrangement and harmonies.” – Dan Auerbach in JamBase
“There’s another band like that I really love, from Cincinnati, the Buffalo Killers. They’re a three-piece Midwestern rock’n’roll band – really f**king good songs.” – Chris Robinson in MOJO
BUFFALO KILLERS SUMMER TOUR DATES
7.15 Dayton, OH @ Canal Street Tavern – “3” Release Party!
7.16 Cincinnati, OH @ Motr Pub – “3” Release Party!
7.25 St Louis, MO @ The Duck Room @ Blueberry Hill
7.26 Tulsa, OK @ Fassler Hall
7.28 Phoenix, AZ @ Compound Grill
7.29 West Hollywood, CA @ Whisky A Go Go
7.30 Pioneertown, CA @ Pappy and Harriet’s
8.1 San Francisco, CA @ Hemlock Tavern
8.2 Arcata CA @ Jambalaya 2 sets
8.4 Seattle, WA @ Sunset Tavern
8.5 – 8.7 Happy Valley, OR @ PICKATHON
8.9 Bayport, MN @ Bayport BBQ
(more dates to be announced soon)