Trampled By Turtles Returns to Taft Theatre November 15

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Trampled By Turtles
Trampled By Turtles

Duluth quintet Trampled By Turtles are bringing their fiery, blistering twist to bluegrass music back to the Queen City!  Their sound & live show has been described as “a rip-snortin’, fire-breathin’ kind of post-punk folk music that mashes up traditional country picking with a decidedly rock & roll approach.”  DO NOT miss this incredible live band when they return to the Taft Theatre on Friday, November 15th!

Reserved tickets $22.50 (plus applicable fees), go on sale Friday, August 23rd at 10:00 AM at www.ticketmaster.com,www.tafttheatre.org, the Taft Theatre Box Office and all Ticketmaster outlets including select Kroger stores.  Charge by phone at 1.800.745.30000.

Acclaimed band Trampled by Turtles continue to receive praise for their new album Stars and Satellites available now on Thirty Tigers/RED.  Since forming in Duluth, Minnesota in 2003, Trampled by Turtles always felt they were able to attain an energy on stage that can’t be found in the studio. For Stars and Satellites, however, Trampled by Turtles didn’t want to simply try to recreate a live show. “We wanted to make a record that breathes,” explains Dave Simonett (guitar/vocals), “musically we wanted to step out of our comfort zone.” “You know how sometimes they say ‘less is more,’” notes Erik Berry (mandolin), “that’s what Stars and Satellites is about.”

“Supercharged songs with a hooky playfulness and white-knuckle power…” —Esquire

“Lit up and charged…four-part harmonies that are close to being crystalline.” —Daytrotter

For more information:

www.tafttheatre.org

www.trampledbyturtles.com