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Just as Lord Huron expanded from the solo project of Ben Schneider to the five piece band that it is today, the LA-based folk rock group has expanded from the Marina Stage back in 2013 to the River Stage here at XPoNential Music Fest 2015.
Relying on a mix of some freshman effort favorites and sophomore album standouts, Schneider and co. got the River Stage crowd to their feet and dancing as soon as their first note hit the airwaves. Starting with a rocking track off their latest release Strange Trails, “Until the Night Turns” reminded everyone at the River Stage why Lord Huron is one of the most exciting names in indie rock. Continue reading →
Four days and counting! This weekend is the XPoNential Music Festival at Wiggins Park in Camden, NJ. The festival starts on Friday, July 24th with The Word, JD McPherson, Madisen Ward & The Mama Bear, Dawes and more. There’ll be 32 bands performing over the weekend including First Aid Kit, My Morning Jacket, George Ezra, Delta Rae, Indigo Girls, Calexico, Hop Along, and on Saturday, Lord Huron. Continue reading →
Today’s Free At Noon concert featured folk rockers Lord Huron. The LA natives climbed on stage to a packed house downstairs at World Cafe Live. Frontman Ben Schneider remarked that they may be looking funny with just the four of them seated across the stage, explaining that their bus had broken down in New York earlier that day so they had grabbed what they could and made off for Philly. “We couldn’t miss World Cafe,” he said. Continue reading →
Building on to the exciting Saturday-night XPoNential Music Festival roster at Susquehanna Bank Center with St. Vincent and My Morning Jacket and Sunday-night with Grace Potter, George Ezra and more – it’s time to announce the core crew of bands that will be hanging out with us at Wiggins Park and Susquehanna Bank Center from July 24th through the 26th.
The Los Angeles based band Lord Huron, fronted by Ben Schneider returns with their sophomore album, Strange Trails. Last month, the band released a hazy, colorful trailer to announce the release, featuring clips of songs from the forthcoming release. Continue reading →
On Saturday night a sold-out crowd at the Theater of Living Arts cheered on psychedelic Americana band Lord Huron. The Los Angeles-based five-piece is still touring in support of its 2012 release Lonesome Dreams, though some new songs, EP cuts and covers were in the mix. Like-minded Minneapolis band Night Moves opened the show; check out photos in the gallery below.
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Los Angeles dream-folk outfit Lord Huron has announced a headlining date at The TLA on February 8th. The mystical and majestic band made its Philadelphia debut almost one year ago during the release of its debut LP Lonesome Dreams and has been back several times since, recording a World Cafe session, playing this summer’s XPoNential Music Festival and most recently supporting Alt-J a few weeks ago. Tickets for the all-ages show go on sale October 4th at noon via Live Nation. More information will be available here. Watch Lord Huron’s video for “Lonesome Dreams” below and read an interview with frontman Ben Schneider here.
British psych-pop outfit Alt-J have added a Philadelphia date to their fall tour, playing the Electric Factory on September 17th. Since releasing their debut full-length An Awesome Wave last year Alt-J have achieved a swell of success, winning the Mercury Prize and playing to exponentially-increasing crowds (Johnny Brenda’s less than a year ago, Lollapalooza yesterday). They’ll be joined by Lord Huron, the misty-eyed Americana project of Ben Schneider that won over the hearts of XPoNential-goers just a week ago. Tickets and information for the show will be available here. Below, watch Alt-J perform “Matilda” and “Dissolve Me” for La Blogotheque’s Take Away Shows, followed by Lord Huron’s video for “Lonesome Dreams.”