Known for their unique & electrifying live performances featuring toe-tapping beats and powerful vocals, Antigone Rising is of of those rare bands best experience live.
With an enduring success that ensures constant touring, it’s hard to find a band currently busier than Antigone Rising.
In addition to extensively touring across the US, Antigone Rising is also running a packed promotional campaign for not just one but TWO brand new EPs for 2014: the already released 'Whiskey & Wine - Volume 1" and the upcoming "Whiskey & Wine - Volume 2”.
The first single entitled “That was the Whiskey”, co-written with Nashville songwriter Lori McKenna (Faith Hill, Little Big Town, Hunter Hayes), premiered on CMT trending in the Top 10, and was nominated in the "Country Song" Category at The 13th Annual Independent Music Awards.
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The band was founded by sisters Kristen Ellis-Henderson and Cathy Henderson, and released several albums through independent labels before signing with Lava Records in 2003. After a few shifting band members, drummer Tauriello and lead singer/ rhythm guitarist Nini Camps completed the quartet.
The ladies of Antigone Rising have also played a part in LGBTQ advocacy, making news last April when Kristin Ellis-Henderson appeared on the cover of Time Magazine with wife Sarah Kate Ellis-Henderson, the president/CEO of GLAAD, for a feature on marriage equality.
In fact, the band pledges to donate 5% of their earnings to GLAAD from the two-volume Whiskey and Wine, (Volume 2 is due October 28) by partnering with Pledgemusic.com.
Antigone Rising is the first band on Starbuck’s Hear Music (Lava Records) that exploded into the spotlight selling over 150,000 copies of their debut LP and landing in the top 20 of the “Billboard Heatseekers” chart for an entire year.
Since then Antigone Rising has toured with such prestigious acts as The Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, The Allman Brothers Band, The Bangles and Rob Thomas. In 2012, the US government invited them to tour the Middle East as cultural ambassadors, and they left impressed by music’s ability to cross cultural boundaries
The success of Antigone Rising’s has quite literally been driven by the overwhelming support of their fans - with two fan-funded albums, including 2013’s critically acclaimed "23 Red.”
The fab four have already been turning up everywhere from the pages of Billboard, Buzzfeed, and the Huffington Post to appearances on The Today Show and The Tonight Show, among others.
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About the band visit: www.AntigoneRising.com