Founded in 2008 in the bohemian enclave of Venice Beach, CA - The Dustbowl Revival has become known for their free-flowing and joyous live shows, combining their funk rhythm and brass section with a fast-picking stringband section. They've opened for bands as diverse as Lake Street Dive, Trombone Shorty and The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and last year toured China as a guest of the state department in addition to headlining festivals like Delfest, Floydfest, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, and recently Bergenfest (Norway) and Tonderfest (Denmark).
While bluegrass, gospel, New Orleans swing and blues were what brought the gang together, (a fateful Craigslist ad by founder Z. Lupetin got it all started), after touring over two hundred dates a year for the last four years, the band realized as it began to collaborate more on the road, that it was never content to be a throwback band recreating lost eras. When they recorded their soul-dipped new single “Busted” it was like a door opening. As they charge into 2017 with their new self-titled studio album, helmed by Grammy-winner Ted Hutt (Old Crow Medicine Show, Dropkick Murphy's), Dustbowl is ready to bring their newest sound - the place where funk and folk meet - to a bigger audience. They will be playing their biggest show to date - headlining the famous Fillmore in San Francisco before heading out on a record release tour in May.
Get ready for a night of dancing and feel-good tunes with the return of The Dustbowl Revival to Cincinnati! "The music is so genuine, you can almost taste the PBR and port wine being passed around the front porch during the Great Depression on the bayou, or on the post-fire Chicago streets. Trumpets blaze, guitars wail, and the spirit of a great revival becomes you." – Train Wreck’d Society