Pittsburgh, PA : Byham Theather First Night Celebration

  • Byham THeater 101 6th Street Pittsburgh, PA, 15222 United States

Pittsburgh, PA – Former Rusted Root founding member Jim Donovan and his band Sun King Warriors are a featured artist for "First Night Pittsburgh" on New Years Eve, Saturday, December 31, 2016 at the Byham Theater where they will play 3 sets beginning at 6:30 PM

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. First Night Badges are $10 (Kids 10 and under are free) and are available here: http://firstnightpgh.trustarts.org/events/1277

Vouchers to reserve a seat are available after you purchase your badge and are available here: http://firstnightpgh.trustarts.org/events/1277

The band plays three sets:
06:30pm - 07:15pm
08:30pm - 09:15pm
10:00pm - 10:45pm

Released early 2016, Donovan’s debut album entitled ‘Sun King Warriors’ gained critical national acclaim and wide non-commercial and AAA radio play. The Washington Times calls it “One of the most eclectic and exciting discs to come out in some time” while Relix magazine says: “Donovan channels unabashed enthusiasm into a series of songs that are both rowdy and rejuvenating”. Sun King Warriors can be best described as a mix of Americana rock, with a strong dose of tribal style drumming. Think Led Zeppelin III & IV mixed with Rusted Root’s “When I Woke” era rhythmic intensity, and the authentic vocal emotion of Mumford & Sons.

Donovan’s single “Olalala” garnered radio play at over 72 stations throughout the US and Canada this past summer and charted for several months on Billboard’s Americana chart. The song reached #1 on two stations for multiple weeks, landed at Top 5 on 13 stations and Top 20 on 22 stations. Donovan plans to record a follow up album in early 2017 in Pittsburgh. 
Learn more: SunKingWarriors.com