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Satellite
Mar 12, 2013 at 8:00 PM
The WorkPlay Theatre
Birmingham, AL
Ticket sales ended Mar 13, 2013 12:00 AM. Additional tickets may be available at the box office.
Tickets on sale now! Bar opens at 4pm and doors open at 6:30 if sound check is complete. This is an 18+ show!
Note: a $3.00 charge will be collected at the door from all ticket holders under the age of 21. No one under 18 will be admitted without someone 18+ with them. Tickets are General Admission and seating is first come first serve to 21+.
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Ticket Prices
General Admission
$15
Satellite | 8:00 PM
The emotive atmospherics of Nashville’s Satellite have resonated deeply with fans and critics alike. The alternative rock quartet blends boldly vulnerable lyrics with anthemic but finely textured pop. The group’s debut EP, Ring The Bells, has been critically acclaimed by Radar Online, Alternative Press, Kings of A&R, and The LA Examiner, garnering favorable descriptions such as “Snow Patrol meets Kings of Leon” and “Springsteen meets UK.” Satellite recently completed its forthcoming debut album, Calling-Birds, set to be released February 2013 on Descendant Records/Sony Music Entertainment.

“Calling-Birds is meant to reference the one sound in the night that reminds you the sun's coming up. Like maybe the songs point out something making life a little easier, and, that in more ways than not, we aren't facing it alone,” main songwriter, lead singer, Steven McMorran explains. Satellite was formed in 2010 around songs written by McMorran and the production aesthetic of esteemed songwriter Mitch Allan with input from band mate Josh Dunahoo. Through crafting and recording Calling-Birds, the trio deepened its intuitive creative interplay and honed its lushly introspective aesthetic. “I remember Josh and I nodding to each other when we first heard the chorus to ‘Say The Words’ with drums,” McMorran recalls. “That was first time we'd heard the idea of a band in our music.”

Reflecting back on crafting the sincere and transformative pop rock on Calling-Birds, McMorran says: “We put ourselves through hell to make something we'd be proud of. Ultimately, we were searching for something that makes us feel honest when we play it and feels good to hear.” more >>>