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Artist: Midnight Risers


A short wander off the Appalachian Trail somewhere between Alternative Country and a loud version of Americana lies Midnight Risers. In the summer of 2008, Birmingham native Anna Denbo Bird, while attending SCAD in Atlanta placed an ad in Creative Loafing searching for a rhythm section. It was soon answered by drummer Shawn Collins, a live sound engineer at Eddie’s Attic in Decatur. Shawn quickly brought in bassist Matt Moffitt the managing music director of Roswell’s Thunder Road Studios. Matt and Shawn played together in numerous groups and were searching for something new. The trio immediately booked some shows and began recording their debut album I’m The Sparrow, You’re The Stars with engineer/producer John Holmes at Goodwood Sound. After receiving her Masters in Graphic Design in ‘09, Anna returned to Birmingham. The trio has continued to perform throughout th

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