Swiss Precision To Test The Austrian Blues
Says Runway 27, Left's lead guitarist Erich 'White Feather' Brandl: "We've been dreaming of calling on Switzerland for quite some time, given the Swiss love for the blues. Other dates in 2015 will take us further to the south and west of Germany, which is another opportunity for playing songs from our first two albums and sharing the stage with our guest singer Andrea Dangl on Austrian dates, too."
On their current album 'Friends And Catfish', Lukas Weber of Planet.tt Magazine from Vienna, Austria, says that "Half of the album was recorded at historic Sun Studio in Tennessee, the other half in Berlin; the result is something to be proud of (to listen to). Editor's picks: 'Blue Sunday' & 'Talking To Myself'."
Radio personality Josep Palmada of the Red Hot Blues Radio Show on Radio Vilafant from Spain thinks that 'Runway 27 Left from Vienna (Austria) show a very personal approach to the blues. It's a duo consisting of Anthony 'Tone' Kammerhofer and Erich 'Weissfeder' Brandl, mainly influenced by blues, country, Rock'n Roll, Zydeco and Bluegrass. Their second album 'Friends And Catfish' was recorded in the USA and Europe, and all songs on the album are original songs. It's great work.'
With more than 70 performances from 2011 to 2014 in Germany and Austria, acoustic duo Runway 27, Left's first album 'Weekend Warriors' was released on their label 'Weissfeder Records' in March 2012. The harbinger of their first album, radio-only release 'Flawed & Flattened', had already gathered radio airplay in the UK, the USA, Spain, The Netherlands, Australia, Germany, Austria and Macedonia.
Eventually, April and May 2012 saw their first, brief guest appearances upon invitation by local artists in Memphis, TN, and New Orleans, LA. February 2013 saw them back in Memphis, TN, for recording their first few songs for their upcoming second album at historic Sun Records Studio, further enhancing their strong bond with St. Blues Guitar Workshop, too. The second part of their second album was recorded in September 2013 at Tonbrauerei Studios in Berlin, Germany. Both albums, 'Weekend Warriors' and 'Friends And Catfish' are available on all respective download platforms worldwide.
Runway 27, Left is a blues project having former Trans Am/Sun Luca/Run Riot bass player Erich 'White Feather' Brandl and My Other Brother lead vocalist Anthony 'Tone' Kammerhofer team up.
The musicians (Erich Brandl - guitars, bass, backing vocals and Anthony Kammerhofer - lead vocals, rhythm guitars) try to reconnect with the roots of pop and rock music, calling their style 'In-Blues Entertainment'.
Runway 27, Left's concert schedule for spring 2015:
13 Mar 2015 Event Cafe - Vienna, Austria
14 Mar 2015 Strasshofer Kellertheater - Strasshof, Austria
27 Mar 2015 Lion's Pub - Waldkirchen, Germany
28 Mar 2015 Mary's Basement - Schwabach, Germany
07 May 2015 Dimensione - Winterthur, Switzerland
08 May 2015 Brьgglibar - Thun, Switzerland
09 May 2015 Irish Pub Haslach - Haslach, Germany
30 May 2015 CWMC Texas Stampede - Vienna, Austria
05 Jun 2015 Panoptikum - Lьdenscheid, Germany
06 Jun 2015 Gaststдtte Mainlust - Frankfurt-Schwanheim, Germany
13 Jun 2015 Restaurant Lapatschka – Vienna, Austria
16 Oct 2015 Dubliner - Offenburg, Germany
17 Oct 2015 Bernies Blues Bar - St. Goarshausen, Germany
19 Oct 2015 The Irish Pub Bamberg - Bamberg, Germany
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