DAVID RAMIREZ + KERRI WATTS + CHEESEBURGER
Austin, TX based Americana musician David Ramirez has developed a fiercely loyal following of fans who are drawn to his intimately personal songwriting. He has garnered praise from Bob Harris, BBC2, and The Independent. “If Springsteen made a record about living in Trump’s America you’d hope it might sound something like We’re Not Going Anywhere”. – Uncut Magazine
For We’re Not Going Anywhere, David Ramirez partnered with producer Sam Kassirer, who has helmed albums by Josh Ritter, Lake Street Dive and many other artists. In January 2017 Ramirez and his band decamped to the Great North Sound Society, an eighteenth century farmhouse in rural Maine.
“It’s very secluded, which was part of the appeal. We were able to get out of our touring headspace and stay completely involved with the record and what we were doing”, explains Ramirez.
We’re Not Going Anywhere turns that distance into a bi-picture perspective – engaged and informed, compassionately political but not necessarily partisan. “We’d take breaks during the day and watch the news and see all the rallies and marches, and the disruption and the out-of-control feeling that was everywhere then – and frankly, still is now. We were looking around and no one was around us. The closest house was a mile away, so it was just us. We were grateful just to retreat from that social tornado for a while and create something that we hoped would be very beautiful”
STANDING // 14+ (UNDER 16s TO BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT) // THIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE IN KOMEDIA STUDIO BAR