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Allen Stone, Diamond Cafe

Thu. December 13th 2018 Capital Ballroom $32.50-$129

Event Info

Allen Stone, Diamond Cafe

Soul/ R&B artist Allen Stone proves himself deeply devoted to making uncompromis...
Event can be attended in person In-Person Event
Thu. December 13th 2018 Capital Ballroom (No Minors)
7:00pm $32.50 - $129.00

Artists

Allen Stone
from Chewelah Washington
Unknown
Diamond Cafe
from Victoria BC
Available for Shows/Gigs

Presented by:

Atomique Productions
All Genres, All Venues, mainly leading touring acts. We are ...
Victoria BC
Open / Operational
The Zone 91.3
The Zone @ 91.3fm
2750 Quadra Street Victoria BC

Hard-copy tickets

Physical tickets at: Lyles Place

Event Description

Soul/ R&B artist Allen Stone proves himself deeply devoted to making uncompromisingly soulful music that transcends all pop convention. His vocals and melodic style show the clear influence of classic soul and R&B of the 1960s and '70s, while his lyrics reveal an idealism and passion that recall the folk-inspired singer/songwriters of the same era.

Born in Chewelah Washington, Stone started discovering those vocals as a kid, thanks largely to his parents’ influence. “My father was a minister so I spent about half my childhood in church, watching my mom and dad sing together and lead the congregation in song,” he recalls. By the time he was 11 he’d picked up a guitar and written his first song, and soon began self-recording demo tapes to pass along to classmates. Although Stone enrolled in Bible College after high school, he quickly dropped out to move to Seattle and kick start his music career. “I had an ’87 Buick and I’d drive up and down the west coast, playing any gig I could get just to try to put my music out there,” he says.

In 2010, Stone recorded an album called Last to Speak that he released digitally through his own Stickystones label. A second album, simply titled Allen Stone, followed in the fall of 2011, and quickly became an independent success story. Online sales took the album to the top of the online charts, and it placed on Billboard's Heatseekers chart, all without a formal distribution deal. The artist-friendly ATO Records label signed Stone in 2012, and reissued his eponymous album in the summer of that year. He then signed to Capitol Records and worked extensively with fellow singer and songwriter Tingsek. The result, Radius, was released in May 2015.

Stone decided to return to ATO Records and released his latest album, Radius Deluxe. As the New York Times recently said Stone’s lyrics “promise honest sentiments, grooves built with physical instruments and a gospel-rooted determination to uplift ... glimmers of Al Green, Bill Withers, Curtis Mayfield, George Clinton, Prince and a bit of Sting."

Stone is currently working on his next album, which is set be released on ATO Records later this year.

Venue

Capital Ballroom
858 Yates Street
Bar / Nightclub
Capacity600
Open / Operational

Event Poster

Allen Stone, Diamond Cafe @ Capital Ballroom Dec 13 2018 - Sep 29th @ Capital Ballroom

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