Wednesday, 17 November 2010 12:24
Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
While I missed Alyssa McQuaid‘s half hour set of originals, I was blown away by Cowpuncher’s five guitar attack.
They combined elements of Tom Petty’s roots rock with Fred Eaglesmith’s storytelling lyrics and a little bit of the Band’s laid back feel.
But they were just getting warmed up by the end of their 45 minute set, which had most of the crowd on their feet.
They had the audience singing along by the last song “Thank God for Lonely Nights,” which had a guitar riff reminiscent of “Ghost Riders in The Sky.”
One of the guitarists, Tynan Groves picked up the banjo to add even more twang to the proceedings.[…]