Press

What Folks Are Saying:

“Very rural leaning, tuneful, and savvy-lyrical, like writer John Dos Passos transformed into Depression era honky tonk.”–David Ensminger, PopMatters

“…the Low Tide Drifters are at home in the Eugene music scene. Their soul-filled ballads chronicle the “experiences and struggles of everyday working people…the Low Tide Drifters have crafted an old-time simple sound with universal appeal.”~John Locanthi, Eugene Weekly

“Putting an old-timey twist on originals is what the Low Tide Drifters do best. With a tasty blend of home-grown Oregon music, the Drifters put their whole hearts into what they do.” ~Karen Olch, Acoustic Junction, KRVM-FM, Eugene, Oregon

“Rough and tumble with a whole lotta heart, to me the Low Tide Drifters are Oregon.  What stands out about this group is their song writing; they’ve an uncanny ability to seamlessly fuse traditional sounds with their compelling, contemporary poetry.  Between Kate Downing’s unapologetic rambler-girl vocals and the intricate lines of the backing musicians, the Drifters create a sound that is as independent as any Lakeview cowboy, as moody blue as any Astoria beach and as familiar as a Coast Range homestead on a warm July night.”  ~Melissa Ruth, Singer-songwriter and recording artist

Recent Articles/Reviews:

We Shall Overcome fest features local music, benefits FOOD for Lane County, The Register-Guard, October 4, 2017

Celebrating low season, Oregon Coast Today, March 31, 2016

Low Tide Drifters will play Harry Stamper’s songs, The World, July 8, 2015

Astoria mini-conference report, Pacific Northwest Labor History Association, March 24, 2015

Mini-conference on labor history set, Coast Weekend, March 9, 2015

Music for the Rest of Us CD Review, Pacific NW Hoot, 2014

Catch the Drift, Eugene Weekly, March 3, 2011

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: