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Guitartown/Conqueroo Present SXSW Kickoff 2015 at The Dogwood Wed 3/18

Guitartown/Conqueroo Present SXSW Kickoff 2015 at The Dogwood Wed 3/18

We were honored to be invited to be a part of the 15th Anniversary edition of the Guitartown/Conqueroo Kickoff 2015 party at SXSW at The Dogwood on Wednesday, March 18.

Check out this amazing line-up! Outdoor stage: 11am – Jamie Lin Wilson & Kelley Mckwee (from The Trishas), 12pm -James McMurtry, 1pm – Jon Dee Graham, 2pm – Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, 3pm – Ray Wylie Hubbard, 4pm -American Aquarium, 5pm – Dale Watson, 6pm – Jimmy LaFave, 6:55pm – TBA, 8pm – Pastor T & The Gametight Allstars (featuring members of ROXY ROCA). Indoor stage: 11:30am – Curtis McMurtry, 12:30pm – The Grahams, 1:30pm – Painted Redstarts, 2:30pm – The Silos, 3:30pm -Aaron Lee Tasjan, 4:30pm – The Mastersons, 5:30pm -Ronnie Fauss, 6:30pm – Kevn Kinney & Friends, 7:30pm -Jeff Austin. FREE SHOW! Spread the word: RSVP on Facebook.

Get all the most up-to-date show info here: SHOWS.

“Ain’t Nothin’ Fancy” Album Release Party at C-Boy’s Heart & Soul in Austin Wed 2/25

“Ain’t Nothin’ Fancy” Album Release Party at C-Boy’s Heart & Soul in Austin Wed 2/25

Join ROXY ROCA in celebrating the release of our Stag Records debut, “Ain’t Nothin’ Fancy” at C-Boy’s Heart & Soul on Wednesday, February 25! Show starts at 9:30pm. 21+, FREE SHOW! Spread the word: RSVP on Facebook and Click ‘Add to My512′ on do512.

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ROXY ROCA Announces Release Date for New Album

ROXY ROCA Announces Release Date for New Album

We are thrilled to announce that our new album, “Ain’t Nothin’ Fancy,” will be released on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 on Stag Records! It will be available on CD and download formats on the release date, with a vinyl release planned for later this spring. Bonus: order the CD and receive the download version (mp3) for free!

Pre-order your copy today, right here: Stag Records web site.

About the Album

ROXY ROCA is a powerhouse of southern soul, stirring up your spirit with a gritty and infectious sound influenced as much by soul and funk legends of the late 60s like James Brown, Joe Tex, and Al Green as by early rock ‘n’ roll pioneers like Chubby Checker and Little Richard and early 70s psychedelic funk rockers like War and Sly and the Family Stone. Formed in late 2010, the band quickly developed a reputation for getting a room on its feet and in motion with a sound that has been described as Dynamite Texas Soul — driving, horn-powered southern soul with a certain explosiveness and swagger that is distinctly Texas. The band went into EAR Studio with producer Lars Goransson (The Relatives, Jewel Brown, Kool & Together, Cornell Dupree, Little Joe Washington) to capture that energy the old-fashioned way: nine musicians in a room together, recording live, straight to tape. That whirlwind, four-day session resulted in ROXY ROCA’s Stag Records debut, “Ain’t Nothin’ Fancy,” due out on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 on vinyl, CD, and download. On it, green-eyed soul shouter Taye Cannon leads his crack band of veteran players through a tight, punchy set of funk and soul originals with the urgency of a man trying to save his own soul as much as the listener’s. The songs blend classic themes like heartache (in “I Don’t Wanna Dream No More”) and the oh-so-sweet comeback from it (in “Love Maker DeVille”) with contemporary subject matter like generational disillusionment (as in “Talkin’ ‘Bout Love”) and the fear of facing an uncertain future (as in “It’s Your Dream”), tied together with a message of hope and optimism that encourages listeners to put their spirits in charge of their minds, if only for this moment (and to make taking that advice just a little bit easier, the band handily rounds out the album with a few out-and-out club bangers like “Try My Love” and “Rainy Day”). “Ain’t Nothin’ Fancy” hits that elusive sweet spot that happens when a road-tested, polished band hitting its stride is allowed to just crank up and do what they do, with no second-guessing, no pitch correcting, and no focus groups — just hitting “record” and letting instinct take over. It’ll make you want to get up out of your chair! 

Track Listing

  1. Ain’t Nothin’ Fancy (It’s Love) (4:09)
  2. Love Maker DeVille (3:08)
  3. I Don’t Wanna Dream No More (4:06)
  4. Try My Love (3:16)
  5. Don’t Call Me (Maybe I’ll Call You) (4:17)
  6. Cornbread (2:36)
  7. Talkin’ ‘Bout Love (3:35)
  8. When the Lights Go Down (4:31)
  9. Rainy Day (4:28)
  10. Bank Account (2:45)
  11. It’s Your Dream (5:18)
ROXY ROCA at Mercury Lounge in Tulsa, OK Wed 3/4

ROXY ROCA at Mercury Lounge in Tulsa, OK Wed 3/4

We are pleased to announce our return trip to Tulsa, OK and debut show at celebrated Tulsa venue Mercury Lounge on Wednesday, March 4. ROXY ROCA plays 10pm-12am, 21+, no cover! Spread the word: RSVP on Facebook.

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ROXY ROCA + Mudphonic at The Continental Club Sat 1/24

ROXY ROCA + Mudphonic at The Continental Club Sat 1/24

Time for another soul/blues/funk throw-down at The Continental Club in Austin with ROXY ROCA and Mudphonic on Saturday, January 24! ROXY ROCA hits the stage at 10pm followed by Mudphonic at midnight. $10 cover, 21+. Come early, stay late, and wear your dancin’ shoes! Spread the word: RSVP on Facebook and Click ‘Add to My512′ on do512.

Get all the most up-to-date show info here: SHOWS.