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The New Age Outlaw – Live at Louie G’s

The New Age Outlaw – Live at Louie G’s

The night of June 8th, 2013 proved to be a night of validation for one Garrett Whitney. The New Age Outlaw stepped up to the stage for his long anticipated CD release party at the one and only Louie G’s in Fife, Wa. The latest addition to the Mental Itch Records family, Whitney dumped a barrage of powerful, soulful melodies on the crowd leaving no doubt that the New Age Outlaw has arrived.  His self-described  “Gruntry” style combines a brilliant mix of Country and Rock & Roll that is both incautious and straightforward.

Whitney’s lyrical sincerity and brash, open and honest approach to his music in general is a breath of fresh air. You can feel the emotion in each song performed… From Kristy’s Song to the Ex Wife’s Song, Whitney takes you on a trip through the best and worst of times that anyone listening can relate to.

Influenced by the likes of Hank Williams Jr., David Allan Coe and Waylon Jennings, Whitney pays homage to these old-school Outlaws with his present day approach to his “Gruntry” album “The New Age Outlaw”.



 

Whitney had a huge supporting cast on stage during his live CD release performance. Playing lead guitar was the one and only J.T. Philips.  J.T. Phillips is a guitar player, plain and simple.  Philips has been involved with some of the biggest names in the Seattle music scene. Playing with the likes of Jar of Flies, Outshined and Klover Jane. J.T. Phillips is currently a Guitar Teacher, working at the 4/4 School of Music, a private music school with locations around Puget Sound. Check out www.44school.com for details.

 

Blue Clouded Gray  lead guitarist and front man  John Kingsley joined Whitney on stage and he threw down on the bass. Kingsley added a great sound to the set by providing  background vocals and a big bass beat. He was the perfect addition to this “Gruntry” revolution happening on stage.

 

This is one of those records you will want to…No… y0u must  have. Jump on the New Age Outlaw’s wagon because this boy from Burien, WA. has big things for him on the horizon.

 

MENTAL ITCH RECORDS ARTISTS GARRETT WHITNEY AND LADY JUSTICE TO TOUR SEATTLE, Washington (June 12, 2013) Mental Itch Records artists Garrett Whitney and Lady Justice head out in July on regional tours in promotion of their newly released CDs. Whitney just released his CD on June 8th, and begins his regional tour July 4th in Seattle with Hydrus Media’s country artist Chase. Lady Justice is mixing their debut CD “Down the Rabbit Hole” that will be releasing in July. Their tour …in support of their CD begins July 12th. The CEO/Founder of Mental Itch Records Louie Galarza says, “We are proud of both Garrett and Lady Justice for completing their CDs and getting out on tour for not only themselves, but also in promotion of Mental Itch Records.” Both artists have pages on www.mentalitchrecords.com with links to their social media. Their tour dates and updates from the road will be available at these sites. Also signed to Mental Itch Records; Mechanism, Amadon and American Wrecking Company. Mental Itch Records www.facebook.com/mentalitchrecords or www.mentalitchrecords.com “It’s our dream to make yours come true.”
Christian Hamilton

Christian Hamilton

Christian is a freelance concert and event photographer serving the Pacific Northwest. His focus is on capturing the local talent, at local venues in order to promote the growth of our cultural community. Christian is a certified member of the PPA and Gold Level member of the CPS. He has recently began working with Mental Itch Records and has launched his own Photography website.



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  1. John Kingsley
    John Kingsley 12 June, 2013, 07:38

    Sharing the stage with my heroes was an absolute honor. Looking forward to many more shows. Thank you for the phenomenal photos as well. First time I heard Garrett Whitney I just knew I wanted to jam with him, I never dreamed he would let me join his band of Outlaws :)

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