The Dead South show scheduled for Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Big Sky Brewing Company Amphitheater has been rescheduled to Saturday, August 7, 2021. [1] Sputnik Music also points out that the band's clothing style of ordinary white shirts, black trousers, black suspenders and the occasional flat-brimmed hat is often mimicked by their fans. The allegations against Kenyon originally appeared on Victims Voices Regina Instagram on 31 July. Illusion & Doubt DEAD SOUTH. After almost 2 years of absence from the band, Colton "Crawdaddy" Crawford returned to the lineup, replacing Doyle as banjoist. The band was initially formed in 2012 as a quartet by Nate Hilts (vocals, guitar, mandolin), Scott Pringle (guitar, mandolin, vocals), Danny Kenyon (cello, vocals) and Colton Crawford (banjo). [10] In presenting the award, CIMA President Stuart Johnston noted that the certification was given to recognize the talent and hard-working nature of the touring band. Loved the club. Much better than I expected my husband listen to the band I wasn't real familiar with them you can tell they've been playing together for a long time excellent musicians and great performers, Regardless of your favorite genre, you will love this show. How about blackgrass? [25], Cooke notes that The Dead South's release of "In Hell, I'll Be in Good Company" is labelled as bluegrass, but has caused fans to question whether the label is appropriate or not. The Dead South is a quartet with a big sound, even when they are only using Danny Kenyon's cello and Colton Crawford's banjo and kick drum. Opening band The Hooten Hallers also fantastic. The only consistent here is the quality and the sheer infectiousness of the music. The Dead South were beyond AMAZING! The numbers are adding up for this Billboard charting, JUNO Award winning, Next Big Sound Trendsetting, Road Gold certified band. And, the band was as good as advertised!! Crawford left the band in 2015, and Eliza Mary Doyle, a noted solo and studio musician, was hired to fill the vacancy. The Dead South lyrics - 42 song lyrics sorted by album, including "In Hell I'll Be In Good Company", "Wishing Well", "Broken Cowboy". The band was initially formed in 2012 as a quartet by Nate Hilts (vocals, guitar, mandolin), Scott Pringle (guitar, mandolin, vocals), Danny Kenyon (cello, vocals) and Colton Crawford (banjo). Diamond Ring They ended up with their own version of the bluegrass genre. "[26], The Dead South said they were taking steps to be "part of the solution," including supporting victims organizations, discussing the impact of their song "Banjo Odyssey," implementing training for band and team members and creating a code of conduct to adhere to. They sing about murderous, estranged spouses and runaway lover cousins in a boot-stomping acoustic configuration that includes banjo, mandolin, cello and guitar, some whistles, hoots and hollerin’, and finger snappin’. Be the first the have The Dead South’s new album “Sugar & Joy” and suit up for their upcoming tour with an exclusive Dead South Levi’s jean jacket . Directed by Craig Ross Jr.. With Matthew Marsden, Samuel Hunt, John Savage, Elizabeth McLaughlin. Just discovered this band, this was our 1st time seeing them. "[24], MusicCrowns.org reviewer James Cooke suggests that the band's "gritty vocals, aggressive guitar strumming, mandolin chops, banjo licks and a steady kick drum to fuse it all together," to deliver a unique sound that doesn't exactly fit the traditional definition of bluegrass. The Dead South is a four-piece acoustic ensemble based in Regina, Saskatchewan. [25], Cello player/vocalist and original member of The Dead South, Danny Kenyon, left the band on 19 August 2020 after multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. The Dead South are ready for 2019 with an impressive amount of fuel for the fire. - Danny Kenyon, cellist of The Dead South "In Hell I’ll Be in Good Company" Track Info. After the grunge band's demise, Colton Crawford and Scott Pringle joined what would become the Regina-based band The Dead South. Since their 2016 release, The Dead South have maintained this formidable touring pace while also finding time to pop up in fitting and meaningful ways; the band contributed to the recent, star-studded bluegrass and Americana Roger Miller tribute album, Hilts has appeared in sparse and sweet duets with fellow prairie boy Colter Wall, and the band has taken the first steps towards a new album with a trip to Muscle Shoals.