Featured On Episode
Band/Artist Name: Run Come See
Recommended if you like: The Wood Brothers, Wilco, Bright Eyes, Grace Potter
Story behind your band/artist name:
--"Run Come See" is derived from a traditional song by Blake Alphonso Higgs entitled "Run Come See, Jerusalem" which describes an historical event of the 1929 Bahamas Hurricane and has been covered by many artists in the 1950-60s Folk Revival.
--Lauren Calve - lap steel, acoustic guitar; John Figura - electric and acoustic guitar; Tom Liddle - upright bass
What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC :
--Mt. Rainier and Brentwood, MD and Annandale, VA
At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area:
--We performed at the historic Lincoln Theatre last year as part of the D.C. Commission for the Arts and Humanities showcase!
--We all have vastly different occupations that service the DC area in different ways: John is a bike courier in the city, Lauren is a government worker at the Patent Office, and Tom is a middle school music teacher in Takoma Park.
--The music videos and live performance videos we've created have utilized DC area gems such as a library attached to a bar in Petworth and a sculpture studio in Mt. Rainier, MD.
Anything else we should know, or you want to share:
--Run Come See is a new project of DMV musicians Lauren Calve (slide guitar/vox), John Figura (guitar/vox), and Tom Liddle (upright bass/vox). Each bringing their own sensibilities of songwriting to the band, Run Come See is a distillation of soulful blues, rock, and country. Join us as we explore our shared love of Americana.
Official Website URL: runcomeseeband.com
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/runcomeseeband/
Main Genre: Folk
Other Genres: Americana, Blues, Country, Rock