MP3 Nolan McKelvey and 33 - after the roses
"the melodic guitar riffs have a classic country feel but his pensive lyrics and soulful voice have a more folksy vibe" -flaglive.
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COUNTRY: Country Rock, ROCK: Americana
Those who follow Boston''s thriving alt-country/folk music scene may be
well aware of Nolan McKelvey''s estimable talents as a member of the band
The Benders, but the rest of the country ought to recognize the name with
the release of his solo album.
Some career highlights include:
Performances: Performed at The Newport Folk Festival, and Telluride
Bluegrass Festival. Opened for Bob Dylan, Greg Brown, Bela Fleck, Tim and
Mollie O'' Brien, Jack Johnson, Odetta, Derek Trucks, Peter Rowan, Alison
Brown, Sugarland and many more. Recorded with Levon Helm (The Band).
Live performances on Nationally Syndicated "World Café" and "Nashville
Nolan''s bands were nominated for 7 Boston Music Awards, with The
Resophonics winning a BMA in 2004. The Benders were nominated Best Roots
Band by the Boston Phoenix. Onus B. Johnson won a F.A,M.E. award, and has
been voted Flagstaff''s best band 3 times (FlagLive!).
Nolan McKelvey and 33, The Benders, The Benders "II", The
Benders "Mountain Radio", Onus B. Johnson "Johnson Family Jewels", Onus B.
Johnson "Box of Moonlight", Kris Delmhorst "Five Stories", The
Resophonics, The Resophonics "Diamonds in the Ground", Bow Thayer and the
Euphorians "Somewhereville", Bow Thayer "Maintenance for Mood Swings", Bow
Thayer "Driftwood Periodicals vol. 1", Bow Thayer "Spend it all" (*with
Levon Helm of The Band), and many more. See Merchandise Page for a full list.
No Depression Magazine # 38, 46, 56. Country Standard Time,
Northeast Performer, Dirty Linen, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, The Metro,
The Noise(Boston) The Noise (Flagstaff), Flaglive, Soundcheck Magazine,