Futurebirds break the mold

Futurebirds have been at it for six years now, officially, since the release of their eponymous EP, and as the landscape of Athens, Ga., evolves, the band has become one of the scene’s elder statesmen. They spent plenty of time opening for local legends like Drive-By Truckers and Widespread Panic and they’ve played plenty with […]

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Southern rockers Futurebirds on the weight of the road before Sunday’s stop at The Camel

“We ended up with an accidental concept record here.”That’s Carter King jokingly describing Futurebirds’ latest record Hotel Parties out now through Easy Sound in perhaps the best way. The Georgian southern rock band has made a name for themselves for the impressive road endurance they’ve shown since their debut back in 2008, but on Hotel […]

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Smart bets: Futurebirds | Mountain Xpress

Smart bets: Futurebirds Posted on October 6, 2015September 30, 2015 by Kat McReynolds If it weren’t for the weeping pedal steel and low-altitude vocals, Futurebirds’ latest album title Hotel Parties could be a misinterpreted as a gloating reference to a city-by-city romp. But guitarist Thomas Johnson’s lyrics preclude any confusion about the band’s touring lifestyle: […]

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