OLD SALT (USA/EU)
Americana, where a bit of New Orleans meets a bit of Appalachian and European folk.
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An international Americana band pulling sounds from New Orleans, up through Appalachia and into old Europe, delivering a performance with grit, groove and virtuosity.
Available timeframes 2021: bookings are open now Weekends (Thursdays until Sundays): September 2 until October 24, 2021 November 5 untill 28, 2021 Tourdates 2021: 09/07/2021 De Lustigen Boer Belgium Maarkedal 10/07/2021 Saturday private garden concert Belgium Gent 11/07/2021 Sunday Citadelpark Belgium Gent 16/07/2021 Friday Open-Air im Friedgarten Germany Prenzlau 17/07/2021 Saturday Soundyard Germany Hamburg 18/07/2021 Sunday available 10/09/2021 Friday available 11/09/2021 Saturday Olten - venue TBA Switzerland Olten 12/09/2021 Sunday BurgRuine Germany Rundig 5/11/2021 Friday Simonetti Haus Germany Coswig European tour 2022 18/02/2022 Friday Toogenblik Belgium Haren 24/02/2022 Thursday Volksbad Germany Flensburg 26/02/2022 Saturday Anlagencafé Germany Schwäbisch Hall 15/04/2022 Friday Muziekcentrum Dranouter Germany Dranouter 13/05/2022 Friday Bühl Bluegrassfestival Germany Bühl 14/05/2022 Saturday Bühl Bluegrassfestival Germany Bühl 15/05/2021 Sunday Rorbas Switzerland Luzern 1/07/2022 Friday Schlosskapelle Germany Malchin European tour 2023: 4/03/2023 Saturday Odeon Germany Göppingen
Old Salt is an Americana band based out of Ghent, Belgium, performing original and traditional music since 2015. The international members have individually influenced Old Salt with their heritage sounds from the USA, Belgium, Sweden, France and Scotland. Ever since, they’ve run a remarkable course with shows in Belgium at Dranouter Festival and at the Gentse Feesten, in Sweden at Urkult Festival and in the USA in the Guthrie Center in Great Barrington MA, just to name a few. Old Salt received the “European World of Bluegrass” award for 2017. In 2018, the band made his debut in the UK, Ireland, Austria and Germany.
Old Salt pulls it’s influences from the streets of New Orleans up through Appalachia to the folk revival of the North Eastern States and jumps the pond to the many sounds from old Europe where the band currently resides. They successfully mix the session with stage and street to bring a folk sound with grit, dynamic, spontaneity and tight arrangements. Old Salt’s first album “Upriver Overseas” was recorded in Sweden in 2016. In June 2019 the band released their second album where they worked closely together with producer and sound engineer Leander Meuris (Young Partners in Art) in GAM Studio (The Ardennes Belgium). The album is mixed in Nashville, USA by Sean Sullivan (The Devil Makes Three, Del McCoury Band, …) and combines original songs by Dan Wall and Johannes Wannyn as well as traditional tunes arranged by the band.
Currently the band is working on new songs, EP-release is planned for October 2021.
Old Salt performs as a core four member band featuring:
Dan Wall (USA): Lead Vocals – Banjo – Violin – Blues Harp
Lotte Remmen (Belgium): Violin – Vocals
Lara Rosseel (Belgium): Double Bass – Vocals
Johannes Wannyn (Belgium): Guitar – Vocals
The other original members of the band who can jump in as guests are:
Anton Teljebäck (Sweden): Five String Viola
Toby Kuhn (France): Cello
Dave Barfoot (Scotland): Bodhran and Percussion
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