Rose's Pawn Shop
Rose’s Pawn Shop makes Americana-Folk-Rock music inflected with the pulsing, vibrant energy, interwoven with strains of old-time Appalachian folk, country, and bluegrass. From their high energy headline shows to sharing a stage with talents like Jack White and The Raconteurs to playing prestigious festivals like Bottle Rock Napa, the band delivers folk-rock strains of banjo, fiddle, and 4-part vocal harmonies, with super-charged electric guitar, thumping stand-up bass, and driving percussion. This arsenal of sound is all held together by frontman Paul Givant’s vocals and poetic songwriting which make folk archetypes new, and bring personal experiences to life with lyrics that are alternately incisive, exuberant, whip-smart and heart-breaking. A devoted fan base and critical praise has followed the evolution of the band from their first release, the rootsy, bluegrass-heavy The Arsonist to the break-neck roots-rock of Dancing on the Gallows to 2014’s soulful Gravity Well. In May 2022, RPS signed a two-record deal with KZZ Music in Los Angeles. Their new record, 'Punch-Drunk Life,' is set to release on February 23rd, 2023.
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