Faded Black, Evicted
Sunday, Jul 30, 2017 5:00 PM CDT
(4:00 PM Doors)
Bourbon Theatre, Lincoln, NE
FREE SHOW FOR ALL AGES!!
Doors: 4 p.m. || Show: 5 p.m.
::: Blacktop Mojo :::
Seamlessly blending melody with adrenaline fueled, heavy rock and roll, Blacktop Mojo draws in everyone from old metal heads to people who’s radio dials have never left top 40 stations. With soaring, gritty vocals and impeccably blended heavy guitar riffs over top of a rhythm section that won’t falter, Blacktop Mojo’s live shows are sure to leave fans’ screaming at the top of their lungs with metal horns in the air.
Blacktop Mojo was formed in September 2012 by lead vocalist Matt James, drummer Nathan Gillis. Armed with a demo EP and a dream, the band set out to play as many shows as they could, anywhere that they could, playing any type of music they could think of to hone their craft and find their sound. In their short time together, playing shows across the state, the band has shared the stage with a range of touring artists including Bon Jovi, Sammy Hagar, Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, Candlebox, Drowning Pool, Aaron Lewis, Saving Abel, Puddle of Mudd, Whiskey Myers, Dirty River Boys, and The Bigsbys, among others.
Through touring, the band was introduced to lead guitarist, Ryan Kiefer. Through a series of impromptu sessions at the band’s infamous “Jam Shack”, Kiefer fell right into place with the band. He liked the same music, had the same taste in off-color humor, and most importantly, his style of guitar playing fit flawlessly into place to form the dual guitar attack to birth a heavy, grunge-inspired southern Rock. Some have even proclaimed, "If Soundgarden and Lynyrd Skynyrd were to take a roll in the hay, nine months later, out would pop Blacktop Mojo."