Keegan McInroe (USA) - vocal, guitar
Aleksandr Belkin (LT) - harp
Ticket price 8 eur. Tickets sold at Kurhauze on June 18th. from 18:00
Songwriter, artist and writer Keegan McInroe, singing the early country, blues and folk with a unique voice and attitude, creates the original US base fabric - earthly, open and lyrical. Originally from the city of Lubbock, Texas, performer in 2005 Fort Worth Texas Christian University has a degree in religion and philosophy. Studying for six years, he founded the Catfish Whiskey group of rock and roll, and since 2008 he has been a member of the group. most often appear solo as a real troubadour wandering around Texas, USA and Europe. A performer who has been on the road for five years already does not avoid playing in various places - from home concerts to music festivals. Meanwhile, the written work of Keegan McInroe - travel notes, stories, poems and policy criticism - is published in various newspapers and magazines.
Keegan McInroe's sound is inspired by the great personalities of the music world: Willie Nelson, John Prine, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Merle Haggard, The Rolling Stones, Widespread Panic, The Grateful Dead, Ben Harper, Johnny Cash, Jerry Garcia , Jim Croce, Howlin 'Wolf, Van Morrison, JJ Cale, The Band, Kris Kristoferson, Tom Waits, Robert Johnson, Woody Guthrie, George Harrison, Leonard Cohen.
The artist shared one scene with Leon Russell, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Phosphorescent, Ian Moore, Innes Sibun, Tito and Tarantula, Eric McFadden, Otis Taylor, Eric Sardin, Randall Bramblett and The Band of Heathens. It could be heard in Lithuania at the Blues Nights Festival, in joint performances with Alexander Belkin.
Published four solo albums Uncouth Pilgrims (2016), A Thousand Dreams (2012), From the Wall & In the City (2010), Mozelle (2009), and Blood & Bones (2008), together with Catfish Whiskey, Keegan McInroe is currently recording the latest work on A Good Old Fashioned Protest.
Aleksandr Belkin - The Road Band vocal, acoustic, email guitar, lipstick. Group leader and founder, author of all original compositions. In Vilnius Conservatoire he has gained the title of accordion and folk orchestra leader. Graduated from Vilnius Pedagogical University. Before making The Road Band, he played in many jazz, blues and rock and roll groups, as well as in the first blues band in Lithuania, Hilda Blues Band. He has performed with various collectives in many European countries. In 1999, playing in the band, CBSB won the second prize at the International Country Music Competition in Mrangow, Poland. Released 2 of his solo albums Real Love, Black Papa. Except The Road Band, Alexander Belkin participates in many musical projects with famous Lithuanian musicians, works with big bands, played with many musicians from abroad, as well as from the US. The most famous of these are: Keb 'Mo' (Netherlands 1996), Studebaker John (2007 Kaunas), Ian Siegal (2009 Kaunas and Palanga), Kenny Neal (2010 Jam session in Palanga) and Larry Garner (2011 Jam session in Vilnius) ). 2002 and 2006 included in the book of the Lithuanian elite “Who is Who in Lithuania”. In 2003, the Blues Night Festival was awarded the Golden String Award. In Country Saloon, Vilnius, she won the Grand Prix at the Kazoo Play Competition. 2005 He wrote and published a book entitled "A Brief Review of Jazz History" (Kronta Publishers) by Alexander - member of The World Resophonic Association. In addition, he is included in the world of best musicians in the world.