Horseshoe Tavern

Delta Spirit – Tickets – The Horseshoe Tavern – Toronto, ON – April 28th, 2021

Delta Spirit
The Horseshoe Tavern Presents

Delta Spirit

Ages 19+
This show has been moved from April 28, 2020 to April 28, 2021 at the Horseshoe Tavern. All tickets honoured.

Pitching its style between indie rock and alt-country, Delta Spirit features bassist Jon Jameson, drummer Brandon Young, vocalist Matthew Vasquez, multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Kelly Winrich, and guitarist Will McLaren. The band began when Jameson and Young's former band, the San Diego-based emo outfit Noise Ratchet, called it quits in 2004. Seeking a rootsy sound, the pair joined forces with Vasquez, Winrich, and founding guitarist Sean Walker. In 2006, the band issued their debut EP, I Think I've Found It, and hit the road alongside Cold War Kids and Dr. Dog. The following year, they self-released their first full-length Ode to Sunshine; after Delta Spirit signed to Rounder Records, the label reissued a remastered version of the album in 2008.

Earning acclaim for their recordings as well as their live show, the band began recording songs for its second album at Prairie Sun Studios in 2009. The finished product, History from Below, was released in June 2010. Just before Delta Spirit's self-titled third album arrived in 2012, Walker left. Soon after, they moved from Long Beach, California to Brooklyn, New York. In 2013, the group contributed an exclusive song, “Running,” to the soundtrack of the AMC show “The Walking Dead.”

Delta Spirit returned in 2014 with Into the Wide, a darker, heavier set of songs written and recorded in the practice space they'd rebuilt near an Atlanta shipping yard after Hurricane Sandy's devastation. It was recorded with producer Ben Allen (who has also worked with Animal Collective and Deerhunter). It became their most successful album yet, both commercially and critically, and Vasquez also began recording solo singles and EPs, culminating albums Solicitor Returns (2016), Does What He Wants (2017) and Light'n Up (2019).

Venue Information:
The Horseshoe Tavern
370 Queen Street West

Toronto, ON, M5V 2A2
By order of civil authority from the Province of Ontario and the City of Toronto, the Horseshoe Tavern will remain closed until further notice. (Jan 2021) This includes the outdoor heated patio. We've rescheduled all upcoming local shows to April 2021. Regarding postponed and cancelled touring shows, please see our website for any updates. All purchasers will continue to be informed via email. We encourage you to hold onto your tickets for any of the postponed shows as all tickets will be honoured for the new dates. We appreciate your patience as we continue to work to schedule new dates. Refunds will be issued for any cancelled shows. If you purchased tickets online, they will be refunded automatically, but please be patient as it will take time to process each refund. Physical tickets can be refunded in store. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this crazy time and hope everyone is safe and sound. Please email shows@collectiveconcerts.com with any questions or concerns.
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