Monqui Presents


MATT KEARNEY, Andy Grammer

Sat, September 22

Doors: 5:00 pm / Show: 6:00 pm

McMenamins Edgefield

Troutdale, OR


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This event is all ages

The Grammy Award winning American rock band Train will kick off their first US tour in support of the group's new studio album, California 37.

In addition, the band are supporting the release of California 37 with a variety of select national television appearances (including a weeklong residency as house band on "Rachael Ray") and the launch of "California 37," the third varietal from Train's award-winning Save Me, San Francisco Wine Company.

The much awaited successor to 2009's multi-platinum Save Me, San Francisco (which showcased 2010's "Hey, Soul Sister," the top-selling song of 2010), California 37 is available everywhere now.

Train recorded California 37 in San Francisco and Los Angeles with Butch Walker and Espionage producing.

Released as a digital download in January, "Drive By" has become Train's latest bona fide international sensation and is top 5 across the world and #1 in Germany, Netherlands, Finland, India, New Zealand and Switzerland. In the US the record's currently top 10 at iTunes and #13 on the Billboard Hot 100. "Drive By" has already sold over 1.5 downloads worldwide.

"Drive By" continues to climb America's radio charts and has entered the Top 10 at both the AAA and HOT AC formats, selling more than 1 million copies since its release. The "Drive By" video premiered on February 18 on VH1, where it has gone into rotation, with support from VEVO.

Train's "Drive By," as well as "Hey, Soul Sister," were featured on an episode of "90210," originally broadcast on March 13, 2012.

Train, who performed "Drive By" on "The Late Show with David Letterman" on March 26, will be making select television appearances, including a historic weeklong residency as house band on "Rachael Ray" which began April 16 and goes through April 20, in support of California 37.
Andy Grammer
Andy Grammer
It's that familiar warmth that washes over you in the first 20 seconds of your favorite song. That little reminder in your ears letting you know today is going to be a good day. Once the hook of Andy Grammer's "Keep Your Head Up" hits, you're already halfway there. It's that kind of infectious groove that sets the tone for his groundbreaking debut EP, and the kind of talent that turns a regular tune into an honest feeling that stays with you all day.

There's something wonderfully original about Andy Grammer. Beautifully blending classic and modern styles into a catchy cocktail of genuine pop, Andy's music is one part John Legend, one part Maroon 5 with a splash of Lauryn Hill. He carries a moving spark to his sound that's unique in every sense of the word, while wielding a confidence that is reminiscent of rock n' roll's glory days. His songs are a throwback to the greats that have come before, and a path that paves the way for what's to come next.

Establishing himself as a Road Dog, Andy hasn't stopped stacking up the gigs. He's played over 100 colleges to date across the country, from Duke to UCLA, and opened for some of the industry's brightest stars, including Plain White T's and Josh Kelley. The demand continues to grow from his thousands of loyal followers coast to coast.

Hard work comes naturally to the New York native. After moving to Los Angeles at 20, he put in time tirelessly sculpting his signature sound and building a fan base on the legendary 3rd Street Promenade. A few short years later, Andy was hailed as one of the top-selling artists to come out of the scene, and now packs out LA's most historic music venues, like the Roxy, and House of Blues on a regular basis. That kind of journey is a testament to relentless perseverance, working hand in hand with natural talent.

This life experience shines through in Andy's songs. "I want listeners to walk away feeling like just heard something real," he says. While some of the songs that make up his EP bounce along like a sunny afternoon, Andy doesn't want his listeners to forget about the deeper side of life that gives way to the night. "In any song I write, the first thing I ask myself is if I'm being honest," he says. "Not every track is designed to make you feel better, but every track is honest."

The hardest working artist in the City of Angels has shown that his songs have stood the test of time, and his fans are proof that the world is ready for something sincere. "It's the difference between walking into a party at a swanky club and walking into a backyard barbeque," he says about the experience of listening to his songs. "It just feels good to be real."