Damian Howard Performs New Track in the Guild Lounge

During a recent stop by the Guild Lounge, Australian singer/songwriter Damian Howard performed a new song that he had just finished, a heartfelt gem titled “Once in a While.”

In addition, Howard pulled out the title track to his beautiful 2010 album Out of My Hands, which is another great example of his skilled storytelling.

Watch both performances below and visit Howard’s official website for more information.

 

Doyle Dykes Performs Christmas Concert in Knebworth

Doyle Dykes was recently the featured performer at St. Martin’s Church in Knebworth, England.

Dykes, who has a Christmas album of his own, performed several holiday standards, including a jaunty version of the song “Greensleeves.”

For those that weren’t able to make the show, video of the performance can be seen below.  Enjoy the clip and visit Dykes’ official website for more information.

Brian Wright Performs ‘Red Rooster Social Club’ in the Guild Lounge

When Nashville-based troubadour Brian Wright stopped by the Guild Lounge, he recalled a childhood memory with one of his trademark heartfelt songs “Red Rooster Social Club.”

The track comes off his 2013 album Rattle Their Chains, and you can watch it below.  Visit Wright’s official website for more information.

The Lumineers Cover Talking Heads at You Oughta Know Concert

In mid-November, the Lumineers cover of Talking Heads’ “This Must Be the Place (Naïve Melody)” was named the No. 1 viral song of the week on Spotify. The band also played the track live on VH1′s You Oughta Know concert last month.

The Lumineers’ version stays true to the light groove of the original to start out, but it breaks into more of a high-paced jam towards the end.

Watch the band in action below and visit their official website for more information.

The Whigs Perform Acoustic Version of ‘Couple of Kids’

When Georgia-based rockers the Whigs stopped into the Guild Lounge, they picked up a few acoustic guitars and played a great version of “Couple of Kids” from their 2012 album Enjoy the Company.

Check out the performance below and visit the Whigs’ official website for more information.

Max Bemis Strums ‘Slumming It With Johnny’

Max Bemis of Say Anything recently talked to Alternative Press about the song “Slumming It With Johnny.”

Bemis also took some time to perform the song acoustically, taking care to not disturb the gentleman reading on the couch next to him.

Watch Bemis in action below and visit Say Anything’s official website for more information.

Watch the Lone Bellow Perform Two Tracks Live

The Lone Bellow is one of the hottest folk rock acts out there at the moment, and one listen to their self-titled debut album can tell you why.

When they recently stopped by the Guild Lounge, they performed two of their new songs, “The One You Should Have Let Go” and “Teach Me to Know.”

Watch both tracks below and visit the Lone Bellow’s official Facebook page for more information.

Rome Talks Working With Sublime

While discussing the first song he ever wrote with Sublime, Rome Ramirez (a.k.a. Rome) was all smiles.

“It was a pretty crazy experience. I was like 20-years old and I was in the studio with Sublime, the legendary huge rock band,” he said in an interview for Bud Light’s Music First series.

The tattooed tank-top-wearing Rome discussed the experience of putting together “You Better Listen,” while praising his fellow bandmates in the process.

“When they put their hands on the music, it gives it like this certain edge and this certain kind of bounce that not a lot of bands have,” he noted.

Check out Rome on his Guild acoustic performing Sublime with Rome’s “You Better Listen” below.

Visit Sublime with Rome’s official Facebook page for more information.

The Lumineers Play Two Hits on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Denver folk-rockers the Lumineers have been capturing the hearts and minds of fans around the world since the release of their 2012 self-titled debut album.

With the August 2013 release of a deluxe version of that record – which features five new songs – the Lumineers are definitely staying busy throughout the rest of this year, as well.

As such, the band recently stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live to play two of their smash hits, ”Submarines” and “Stubborn Love.”

Watch both performances below and visit the Lumineers’ official website for a full list of tour dates.