The popular jam band Rusted Root returns to Washington on Saturday, March 9, 2013 to play an early show at the 9:30 Club. The show starts at 6PM and award winning Canadian singer/songwriter Joel Plaskett is ready to open the show. The gig promises to be a great evening of jam rock music.
Plaskett usually tours with his band Joel and the Emergency. His solo shows are more intimate so fans at the 9:30 Club should look forward to this. The award winning musician has released eight albums. Joel has been nominated for six Juno Awards, winning one in 2010 for best adult alternative album for the album “Three.” He was won 14 East Coast Music Awards and 15 Music NS Awards. In 2008 Joel won the Billboard World Song Contest with his song “Fashionable People” in the pop category. You can learn more about this Canadian rocker at his website.
Rusted Root is touring in support of their 2012 release “The Movement.” It is the Pittsburgh based jam band seventh studio album. The band broke out with their second album ‘”When I Woke” which produced their most successful song “Send Me on My Way.” The band ended up opening for the Page and Plant tour. The follow up album “Remember” was their highest charting album reaching 38 in the U.S. Charts. Their last album in the 90s was self titled. It was four years later in 2002 when they released “Welcome to my Party.” The band did get some airplay with the title track. In 2009 they released “Stereo Rodeo.” The band besides headlining their own tours in recent years has also played at festivals such as The Wanee Music Festival. You can learn more about the Root at their website.
Rusted Root will definitely have you on the floor dancing to their rhythm full music. Tickets are reasonable at $25. The 9:30 club will have their bars open and the kitchen will be preparing your concert meals. You can order tickets online and find out more about the famous club here.