June Spotlight: Antigone Rising

June 1, 2016
 
"Alt-Country Boot Stompin' Rockers from NYC. 
If The Eagles were pretty + The Allman Brothers had no facial hair = Antigone Rising"
 
Members:
Nini Camps, Kristen Henderson, Cathy Henderson, Dena Tauriello
 
"Antigone Rising storms into the new year with a foot stompin' new single and a founding band member on the cover of Time Magazine. When the New York based, alt-country female rockers do something, they do it big. Catapulted into the national spotlight in 2005 with a groundbreaking major label debut that landed them in the top 20 of the Billboard Heatseekers chart for an entire year, the ladies love outdoing their past accomplishments. 

Best known for relentless touring and masterful musicianship, the band played upwards of 280 shows a year in their early days. Whether it was an open mic on a Monday night or a jam packed New York City hometown show, the ladies and their infamous Vanna White (the band's beloved 15 passenger van) eventually blazed a trail straight to arenas alongside The Rolling Stones and Aerosmith.

Founding sisters Cathy and Kristen Henderson have always had the same philosophy. Play better than the boys and make sure the fans feel like part of the family. That philosophy plus writing undeniably catchy songs has allowed this self sustained group to maintain her independence and leave an indelible mark on an industry best known for leaving girl (bands) behind..." 

"That Was the Whiskey" music video:
 

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