“For Fans Of: Whiskeytown-era Ryan Adams, early Wilco, the acoustic side of Rhett Miller and the Old 97’s.” – Rolling Stone
“Michigan Rattlers weave together powerful lyrical narratives with guitar leads, vocal harmonies and extensive refrains.”– ABC News
“A lot of realness.” – Bluegrass Situation
“The debut from this Americana duo pops with urgency and confessional intimacy. Young shares confidences through his lyrics and the exceptionally moving tone of his voice. Recommended if you like: Ryan Adams, Jeff Tweedy, Tom Petty, Steve Earle, Gin Blossoms.” – No Depression
“The Michigan Rattlers are an alt-country act on the rise.” – The Boot
“A rebirth of roots friendly Americana seems on the horizon, and alongside the paths of artists like Sturgil Simpson and Kacey Musgraves, the Michigan Rattlers hint towards a career of relatable integrity.” – Blah Blah Blah Science
Americana duo, Michigan Rattlers (consisting of Graham Young and Adam Reed), are excited to kick off their Champagne of Bands Tour TODAY in Phoenix. On the heels of a series of successful shows at 30A Songwriters Festival, the twosome will be making stops in various cities such as Dallas, New Orleans and more. Full tour routing can be found below.
Michigan Rattlers were recently named one of Rolling Stone’s 10 New Country Artists You Need To Know, and are slated to open for the legendary Gregg Allman on select dates this summer. The duo recently released their self-titled debut EP to critical acclaim, and are scheduled to put out an album later this year. Check out standout tracks from the EP: “Sweet Diane” and “Last Week.”
Stay tuned for more exciting announcements in the coming weeks!
1/23 – Crescent Ballroom – Lounge – Phoenix, AZ
2/15 – Lost Lake – Denver, CO