Elenowen – Tickets – The Evening Muse – Charlotte, NC – January 20th, 2019

Elenowen

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Elenowen

Joseph LeMay

Sun, January 20, 2019

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

The Evening Muse

Charlotte, NC

$12.00

Elenowen
Elenowen
The husband-and-wife writing and singing team of Josh and Nicole Johnson make up the Nashville-based duo Elenowen (named after Josh's mother and Nicole's father and pronounced "ellen-owen"). The couple met and fell in love in high school, marrying during Josh's freshman year at Nashville's Belmont University. Both pursued separate singing and music careers until 2009, when they joined forces and released their debut album, Pulling Back the Veil, in 2010.

Selected to appear as contestants on the first season of the television show The Voice, Josh and Nicole were mentored by country singer Blake Shelton and picked up hordes of fans from their appearances on the show, even though they were eventually cut -- by Shelton as judge, no less. Never really a country act in the strict sense, Elenowen honed a haunting folk-rock sound, and writing both individually and collectively, released the Elenowen EP on Dualtone Records in 2012. The duo toured extensively in 2013 and recorded the bulk of their sophomore full-length album, For the Taking, in the pockets of time they were home. For the Taking, produced by Trent Dabbs and Jeremy Bose, was released in January 2015 on Ready Set Records.

At the end of 2017, nearly three years since their last release, the duo went back in the studio to record a new batch of songs with an evolved sound. Pulling inspiration from Ryan Adams, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, The Cure, and Fleetwood Mac, the duo set out to make music that fell in line with what encouraged them to form in the first place. With defining harmonies still present, the new music has taken on more of a raw alternative feel, where mostly every piece was recorded live to capture the energy & chemistry of the musicians in the room.

With unforgettable hooks & melodies, 80s & 90s guitar tones, tight harmonies, & dynamic builds, Elenowen has settled in to a sound that is raw, accessible, & yet all their own.
Joseph LeMay
Joseph LeMay
Venue Information:
The Evening Muse
3227 N. Davidson St.
Charlotte, NC
http://www.eveningmuse.com/