Artists in Residence
Home City: Athens, GA
Futurebirds are an indie rock band formed in 2008 from Athens, Georgia. Their first album, Hampton’s Lullaby, was released on Autumn Tone Records on July 27, 2010. Their self titled EP was re-released in February 2011 and their second EP, Via Flamina, was released in April 2011. Their most recent work, Hotel Parties, was released in 2015.
Futurebirds are known for their high energy shows and country rock infused sound. Their music incorporates reverb-soaked four-part harmonies supported by pedal steel guitar, rhythmic percussion, banjo, mandolin, and acoustic and electric guitars with heavy feedback, and has been described as ‘psychedelic country’.
The band has often shared the stage with Widespread Panic, Drive-By Truckers, Dead Confederate, The Whigs, Blitzen Trapper and Jonny Corndawg.
Check out their album Hotel Parties: