Upcoming Shows

29 Mar 2019 The Sh-Booms w/Haute Tension, Donzii and Antifaces Miami, FL Las Rosas Las Rosas free
30 Mar 2019 w/ Hurricane Party Jacksonville, FL Jack Rabbits Jack Rabbits Buy ticket - $10
19 Apr 2019 The Sh-Booms Mobile, AL The Merry Widow The Merry Widow
20 Apr 2019 The Sh-Booms Tallahassee, FL The Wilbury The Wilbury Buy ticket - $8 - $10
16 May 2019 The Sh-Booms Birmingham, AL Saturn Saturn free
17 May 2019 The Sh-Booms Chattanooga, TN JJ's Bohemia JJ's Bohemia Buy ticket - $7
18 May 2019 The Sh-Booms Nashville, TN The Basement The Basement Buy ticket - $8
19 May 2019 The Sh-Booms St. Louis, MO The Ready Room The Ready Room Buy ticket - $10 - $13
20 May 2019 The Sh-Booms Evansville, IN Bokeh Lounge Bokeh Lounge
21 May 2019 w/ Get Up With the Get Downs, Wyatt Waddell Chicago, IL Subterranean (Downstairs) Subterranean (Downstairs) Buy ticket - $10
22 May 2019 The Sh-Booms Detroit, MI Deluxx Fluxx Deluxx Fluxx free
23 May 2019 The Sh-Booms Cleveland, OH Beachland Tavern Beachland Tavern Buy ticket - $8
24 May 2019 The Sh-Booms Lancaster, PN Chameleon Club Lizard Lounge Chameleon Club Lizard Lounge Buy ticket - $10
25 May 2019 The Sh-Booms Burlington, VT Showcase Lounge Showcase Lounge Buy ticket - $10
27 May 2019 The Sh-Booms w/Degreaser Cambridge, MA The Middle East The Middle East Buy ticket - $10
28 May 2019 The Sh-Booms w/ Degreaser, bedstudy Brooklyn, NY The Knitting Factory The Knitting Factory Buy ticket - $10
29 May 2019 The Sh-Booms w/Degreaser Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda's Johnny Brenda's Buy ticket - $12
30 May 2019 The Sh-Booms Richmond, VA Richmond Music Hall Richmond Music Hall Buy ticket - $10
31 May 2019 The Sh-Booms Carrboro, NC Cat's Cradle Back Room Cat's Cradle Back Room Buy ticket - $12
01 Jun 2019 The Sh-Booms Atlanta, GA Smith's Olde Bar Smith's Olde Bar Buy ticket - $8

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The Sh-Booms

Since their 2011 inception, The Sh-Booms have become kind of a thing in their native scene and beyond. Besides perennial winners of “Best Soul Act” in the Orlando Weekly’s big annual ‘Best of Orlando’ issue, they’ve been tapped to share the stage with national names like The Roots, Of Montreal, Talib Kweli, KRS-One, Jacuzzi Boys, Budos Band, Big Freedia, Lee Fields, St. Paul & the Broken Bones and The B-52’s (whom the band toured with in 2017 and 2018). They’ve been featured on NPR, their music has made it on TV (CW’s Supergirl) and they’ve played Austin City Limits, Okeechobee Music Festival, SunFest and Gasparilla Music Festivals.

When powerhouse singer Brenda Radney joined The Sh-Booms in 2015, the band’s course was locked, their date with destiny set. She was signed to Justin Timberlake’s Tennman label, even appearing on his album, The 20/20 Experience, Pt. 2. But after clicking with band leader Al Ruiz while recording separately in the same studio, she jumped aboard The Sh-Booms to turn this train into a true locomotive. After the release of their 2016 Usage Fee EP and a countless number of shows in the Southeast, the 10 songs along The Blurred Odyssey were produced by Grammy-nominated Alan Armitage (AA Villain) over an 18-month span that cemented the band as a tight-knit unit. That chemistry achieved is where The Sh-Booms are now, and The Blurred Odyssey is their testament.

There’s this dynamic that churns hard in The Blurred Odyssey. The music pumps with the hot, red blood of life irrepressible. But there’s a cloud on the horizon, the doomed sense of life’s finitude, that fueled these songs. Rather than dead-end nihilism, though, it’s resulted in the kind of urgent, creative friction that Hunter S. Thompson could get down with. In making this album, The Sh-Booms have dug through the blur of life, swam through a sea of booze, to find love and truth in the shadow of the void.

Although a soul band through and through, the grease and bite they’ve been picking up in the years leading up to this big step out have been forged in the bad company of punk and garage bands. From that underground now rises a new hurricane of big orchestration, maximum stomp and fresh intent. It’s a little ache and a lot of party all wrapped up in a wrecking ball.

Label/Management

Brian Kurtz for Limited Fanfare – brian @ limitedfanfare.com

Booking

Jared Flamm & Tessa Angermeier for Danny Rose – jared @ danny-rose.com & tessa @ danny-rose.com

Licensing

Carter Smith for Rollo Grady – carter @ rollogrady.com