Dallas’ own Edie Brickell live in Dallas with Old 97’s7.21.17
Texas native Edie Brickell is singer-songwriter and guitarist. The artist will be supporting hometown heroes Old 97’s with her first band Edie Brickell and New Bohemians in September.
Brickell attended a Performing and Visual Arts high school and later studied at Southern Methodist University for a year and a half until she shifted her focus on songwriting when she joined a band. Her debut was when she decided to hop on stage with the New Bohemians at a small bar show.
Starting her relationship with the New Bohemians in high school, the band soon changed their name to Edie Brickell and New Bohemians once they signed their first recording contract. Drummer Brandon Aly’s grandfather described the strange group of teenagers as ‘new bohemians’ one time as they were hanging out which is how the name came to be.
The band is brought to life with Brickell’s personal and relaxed style and distinctive ideas in songwriting.
The folk rock band released their first album Shooting Rubberbands at the Stars in 1988 that went 2x platinum in the United States. The album also included single “What I Am” reaching #7 on the Billboard Top 100.
After about ten years of silence, Brickell decided to try out being a solo artist releasing the album Picture Perfect Morning in 1994. Straying from her folk rock and creating more of an alternative rock sound.
In 2010, the Gaddabouts were formed making Edie Brickell a founding member. The group was formed from Brickell and drummer Steve Gadd’s demo sessions in 2000. Because of all the member’s problematic schedules, the band was unable to release anything until 10 years after their formation.
After all of her different projects, she has returned to the stage with her original band Edie Brickell and New Bohemians.
Come out and see Edie Brickell and New Bohemians on September 16th. Tickets available here!