Band On Band

Published on August 23rd, 2018 | by wemf


Band on Band: Colorway Returns to Toad for Free Show!


Northampton, MA—On Saturday, September 8, Northampton Mass’s own psych-pop blues trio Colorway will head back to the cozy confines of Cambridge’s TOAD to play a full hour and forty five minute set of music from their new album “These Are The Days” and more beginning at 7:30. The 21+ show is absolutely free.

The Valley Advocate’s Chris Goudreau said in a recent review “‘These Are The Days’ will give you hope for humanity” while Pitchfork contributor Eric Danton called it “. . . a rock-solid collection of songs with catchy hooks, taut riffs and hard-won wisdom.”

Independent Music Award winning guitarist, F Alex Johnson (Drunk Stuntmen/The Young At Heart Chorus) assembled Colorway in late 2012 to give life to the new music he had been writing since getting sober in 2008. The nearly 30 years of writing, recording and performing under Johnson’s belt is evident in every song and in every show. Colorway has released three albums in the past five years—their debut self-titled 2013 album as well as 2015’s The Black Sky Sequined (mastered by engineering legend, Bob Ludwig) which Modern Rock Review called “One of the finest rock albums of 2015”.

Colorway’s third album “These Are The Days” was released this past June and was recorded at Spirit House Studios with Danny Bernini (Ben Harper/Stryper/Blondie). The nine track effort features guest appearances by Chris Collingwood (Fountains of Wayne/Look Park) on backup vocals. “These Are The Days” features nine brand new songs brimming with tight pop hooks, soaring lead guitar, and subject matter that touches on incredible love, loss, hope and the search for contentment in this uncertain and world.

So come see for yourself how the power of three people who love what they do as much as Colorway does can move you, groove you and remind you that—to paraphrase Mr Frank Zappa, music really is the best.

When: Saturday, September 8
What time: 7:30-9:15
Where: Toad
1912 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02140
Cost: No Cover!

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