Erin and the Wildfire, Weekend Plans, Free Union

Erin and the Wildfire

Weekend Plans

Free Union

Sat, May 11, 2019

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

The Camel

$7 ADV, $10 DOS

Tickets at the Door

Erin and the Wildfire
Erin and the Wildfire
Rock, blues, folk, and soul had a baby and they named it Erin. She collected three of her most talented friends in 2012 and dubbed them The Wildfire, in reference to the fiery quality of their groove. Erin & The Wildfire is comprised of Erin Lunsford (vocals, acoustic guitar), Ryan Lipps (guitar), Matt Wood (bass), and Nick Quillen (drums). Erin is an award winning vocalist (1st place Winner of Charlottesville’s Paramount Idol 2013) and an award winning songwriter (1st place Winner in the 11th Annual Rapunzel’s Songwriting Contest) with the song “Best I’ve Ever Been.” This past summer, the band won the Rockn' to Lockn' competition and had the honor of playing on the final day of the 2014 Lockn' festival alongside Soja, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Willie Nelson, Wilco, Widespread Panic, and The Allman Brothers. Erin & The Wildfire was also featured in this year's CMJ Conference, The Festy Experience, and The Circus Life Festival.

Erin & The Wildfire has been described as a “local treasure” and their presence continues to grow throughout Central Virginia and up and down the east coast. In 2013, Erin & the Wildfire released their debut self-titled EP, which features poignant lyrics, dynamic energy, and sultry melodies. The EP track, “Best I’ve Ever Been” was also chosen as one of the best new songs of 2013 by WNRN Radio’s LocalMotive broadcast. This November, the band will be releasing three new tracks on the Blame the Rain Single, and will subsequently tour the northeast. The combination of Lunsford’s soulful and striking vocals with the Wildfire’s feverish intensity will start a flame in the heart of any listener.
Weekend Plans
Weekend Plans
We're a nine-piece group of musicians that have come together to produce an incredible blend of jazz-influenced hip hop, Soul and R&B.
Free Union
Free Union
Free Union is a band based in Charlottesville, Virginia. Originally named Michael Coleman Band, the change to Free Union spurned from the desire to promote the collaborative approach the band has taken. Focusing on songs about justice, love and freedom fusing together various different influences from Rock to RnB, Free Union brings a unique sound that is broad reaching.
Venue Information:
The Camel
1621 W. Broad Street
Richmond, VA, 23220
http://www.thecamel.org