VOLK

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VOLK

credit: Casey Moore

Honey Bee

Lightning-charged duo VOLK is a Molotov cocktail of high-octane Rock & Roll and Honky-Tonking Country swagger. Their live performances explode with Chris Lowe's (TX, guitar) and Eleot Reich's (CA, drums) Motor City energy and Nashvegas pageantry. They boast musical influences ranging from the Carter Family to Little Richard to Dwight Yoakam to ACDC. VOLK is loud suits and loud amps, shiny dresses and shiny drumsets; it’s growling tones and thunderous beats; VOLK is Rock & Roll, Country-Fried.

Since settling for greener pastures in Nashville in 2017, VOLK has opened for such acts as Charley Crockett (TX), Diarrhea Planet (TN), Royal Thunder (GA), Hillbilly Casino (TN), Lincoln Durham (TX), Left Lane Cruiser (IN), catl (Canada), and The Ghost Wolves (TX). VOLK hit the 200 show mark for both 2018 and 2019, playing across the United States, Canada, and a month-long stint in Europe this fall within Germany, France, and Belgium.

VOLK released their sophomore EP, Average American Band, through Romanus Records on November 17th, 2018, which is now on its 3rd pressing. Their debut album, Cashville, will release in early 2020.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Festival Wristband, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
From: Nashville, TN
Genre: Rock
Subgenre: Country
Event Type: Showcase