The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band to Perform at Lark Hall, June 29th

ALBANY – Coming to Lark Hall on June 29th is The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band! The show is part of a tour supporting the band’s latest album, Dance Songs for Hard Times, released April 9th, 2021.

Three time BMA nominee’s The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band are “the greatest front-porch blues band in the world”. They are led by Reverend Peyton, who most consider to be the premier finger picker playing today. He has earned a reputation as both a singularly compelling performer and a persuasive evangelist for the rootsy, country blues styles that captured his imagination early in life and inspired him and his band to make pilgrimages to Clarksdale, Mississippi to study under such blues masters as T-Model Ford, Robert Belfour and David “Honeyboy” Edwards. Their latest record, Dance Songs For Hard Times, went #1 on the Billboard, iTunes and Sirius XM Blues Charts and was produced by Grammy winner Vance Powell (Jack White, Chris Stapleton). The record is critically acclaimed by Rolling Stone, Relix, Popmatters, Guitar World, American Songwriter, No Depression, Glide, Wide Open Country, Paste, American Blues Scene and many more.

“I like songs that sound happy but are actually very sad,” Peyton says. “I don’t know why it is, but I just do.”


The show begins at 7:00 pm. Tickets to the show are $15 for general admission, $25 for mezzanine, and can be purchased here.

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