Houndmouth Biography & News
This band's really gone to the dogs (Created August 9, 2013)
Meet Houndmouth, the name derived from a neighbor's barking dog.
This four-piece band featuring Katie Toupin, Matt Myers, Zak Appleby, and Shane Cody were having a late night recording session in hopes of eliminating the neighborhood's ambient sounds. Instead, sirens and car horns were replaced by dogs barking in the background. It was Shane who ultimately suggested the recordings needed to be scrapped because they "contained too much houndmouth." Just like that, the band was christened.
Formed in late 2011 in Southern Indiana, Houndmouth had just a four-song EP before releasing their first full-length album in 2013. Of course "From The Hills Below The City" showcases their folk-rock/American-y sound that also hits the very raw and real threshold the band strives to reach. From Katie's vocals on "Houston Train" to the country-gospel harmonies on "Krampus," the band is well on its way to becoming an established household name.
Houndmouth recently toured the globe with the likes of Grace Potter, Alabama Shakes, Drive-By Truckers and more. They also made their national television debut on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" and have confirmed a 30-date headlining U.S. fall tour, including dates with Jason Isbell and Court Yard Hounds. The trek includes two-night stands in New York City (November 15-16) and Chicago (November 22-23, as well as performances at Austin City Limits, the Newport Folk Festival, Lollapalooza, the Americana Music Festival, and more.
The awesome thing about Houndmouth? They all sing, whether its lead or harmony, and each of them take turns as frontman or woman. The cohesion of a youthful, excited group on stage has swelled crowds that will only continue to grow with this ambitious group of twentysomethings. You can take that to the bank, straight from the Houndmouth.
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Drive-By Truckers Announce Fall Tour Dates
Patterson Hood and the rest of Drive-By Truckers dropped English Oceans back in March and are wrapping up their summer tour next weekend. Never a band that rests for long, DBT has announced 14 more tour dates for this October with the support of Houndmouth and St. Paul and The Broken Bones at select locations.…Read more
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Houndmouth Tour Dates 2015
date city state venue 03/28/2015 Millvale PA Mr. Small's Funhouse 03/26/2015 Louisville KY Kentucky Center - Brown Theatre 03/08/2015 Nashville TN 3rd & Lindsley 03/07/2015 Atlanta GA Terminal West 03/06/2015 Knoxville TN Bijou Theatre 03/05/2015 Bloomington IN Bluebird Nightclub 03/03/2015 Columbia MO Rose Music Hall 03/02/2015 Lawrence KS Bottleneck 02/28/2015 Denver CO Bluebird Theater 02/27/2015 Aspen CO Belly Up Aspen 02/26/2015 Boulder CO Fox Theatre 02/24/2015 Omaha NE The Waiting Room 02/23/2015 Iowa City IA Blue Moose Tap House 02/21/2015 Saint Paul MN Turf Club 02/20/2015 Madison WI High Noon Saloon
Houndmouth Tour Dates 2014
date city state venue 11/01/2014 Charlotte NC The Fillmore Charlotte 10/30/2014 Nashville TN Ryman Auditorium 10/29/2014 Oxford MS Lyric Theatre Oxford 10/25/2014 Springfield MO Gillioz Theatre 10/24/2014 Chicago IL Riviera Theatre 10/23/2014 Columbus OH Newport Music Hall 09/27/2014 San Francisco CA The Independent 09/25/2014 Solana Beach CA Belly Up Tavern 09/23/2014 Phoenix AZ Rhythm Room 09/18/2014 Lexington KY Kentucky Theatre 08/16/2014 Cockeysville MD Oregon Ridge Park 08/14/2014 Morrison CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre 07/19/2014 Cincinnati OH Sawyer Point 07/18/2014 Cincinnati OH Sawyer Point 06/23/2014 South Burlington VT Higher Ground 06/21/2014 Brooklyn NY Brooklyn Bowl 06/20/2014 Richmond VA Brown's Island 06/13/2014 Snowmass Village CO Snowmass Town Park 06/07/2014 Asheville NC The Orange Peel 06/06/2014 Chattanooga TN Nightfall Concert Series 05/25/2014 New Albany IN The Grand 05/23/2014 George WA Gorge Amphitheatre 05/10/2014 Atlanta GA Atlantic Station 05/09/2014 Atlanta GA Atlantic Station 05/08/2014 Charleston SC The Pour House 05/05/2014 Orlando FL The Social 05/03/2014 Mobile AL Callaghan's Irish Social Club 05/01/2014 Florence AL 116 03/23/2014 Nashville TN The Stone Fox 03/22/2014 Knoxville TN Bijou Theatre 03/21/2014 Newport KY The Southgate House Revival 03/19/2014 Toronto ON Horseshoe Tavern 03/18/2014 Ithaca NY The Haunt 03/15/2014 Brooklyn NY Music Hall of Williamsburg 03/14/2014 New York NY Bowery Ballroom 03/13/2014 Providence RI Columbus Theatre 03/12/2014 South Burlington VT Higher Ground 03/11/2014 Portland ME Port City Music Hall 03/08/2014 Washington DC The Hamilton 03/07/2014 Saxapahaw NC Haw River Ballroom 03/06/2014 Charlotte NC Visulite Theatre 02/21/2014 Little Rock AR Revolution Music Room 02/20/2014 Dallas TX Sons of Hermann Hall 02/19/2014 Austin TX The Parish 02/18/2014 Norman OK Opolis 02/15/2014 Denver CO Larimer Lounge 02/14/2014 Denver CO Larimer Lounge 02/12/2014 Lawrence KS Bottleneck 02/11/2014 Omaha NE The Waiting Room 02/09/2014 Milwaukee WI Turner Hall Ballroom 02/08/2014 Evanston IL SPACE 02/07/2014 Chicago IL Lincoln Hall 02/06/2014 Bloomington IN Bluebird Nightclub
Houndmouth Tour Dates 2013
date city state venue 12/31/2013 Chattanooga TN Center Park 11/30/2013 Louisville KY Headliners Music Hall 11/29/2013 Louisville KY Headliners Music Hall 11/23/2013 Chicago IL Schubas Tavern 11/22/2013 Chicago IL Schubas Tavern 11/21/2013 Indianapolis IN The Vogue 11/19/2013 Columbus OH A and R Music Bar 11/16/2013 New York NY Mercury Lounge 11/15/2013 New York NY Mercury Lounge 11/14/2013 Boston MA Royale Boston 11/13/2013 Philadelphia PA World Cafe Live 11/12/2013 Charlottesville VA The Southern Cafe and Music Hall 11/10/2013 Asheville NC The Grey Eagle 11/09/2013 Lexington KY Busters Billiards and Backroom 11/08/2013 Nashville TN Mercy Lounge 10/19/2013 Madison WI High Noon Saloon 10/18/2013 Fargo ND The Aquarium 10/17/2013 Fargo ND The Aquarium 10/14/2013 Vancouver BC The Media Club 10/08/2013 Tucson AZ Club Congress 10/05/2013 Austin TX Red 7 10/01/2013 New Orleans LA Gasa Gasa 09/29/2013 Birmingham AL Workplay Theatre 09/27/2013 Atlanta GA The Earl 09/21/2013 Nashville TN Mercy Lounge 09/18/2013 Paris Cafe de la Danse 09/16/2013 Berlin BE Berghain 09/09/2013 Brighton East Sussex The Hope 09/07/2013 Liverpool Msy The Shipping Forecast 09/05/2013 Manchester Lancashire The Castle Hotel 08/30/2013 Salisbury Dor Larmer Tree Gardens 08/09/2013 San Francisco CA Golden Gate Park 08/08/2013 San Francisco CA California Academy of Sciences 08/02/2013 Chicago IL Grant Park 08/02/2013 Chicago IL Grant Park 08/01/2013 Indianapolis IN The Rathskeller 07/31/2013 Pittsburgh PA Brillobox 07/30/2013 Hoboken NJ Maxwells 07/27/2013 Newport RI Fort Adams State Park 07/26/2013 Newport RI Fort Adams State Park 07/13/2013 Louisville KY Belle of Louisville 06/29/2013 Cleveland OH Beachland Tavern 06/28/2013 Toronto ON The Garrison 06/27/2013 Montreal QC Divan Orange 06/26/2013 Burlington VT Signal Kitchen 06/25/2013 Allston MA Great Scott 06/22/2013 Brooklyn NY Brooklyn Bowl 06/22/2013 Brooklyn NY Brooklyn Bowl 06/21/2013 Ithaca NY The Haunt 06/06/2013 Los Angeles CA Drai'S Hollywood 06/03/2013 London London Rough Trade East 05/21/2013 Lille La Peniche 05/16/2013 Brighton Bnh Brighton Dome 04/27/2013 Lexington KY Cosmic Charlie's 04/26/2013 Louisville KY Iroquois Amphitheater 04/18/2013 Chicago IL The Hideout 04/17/2013 Pontiac MI The Crofoot-Pike Room 04/16/2013 Toronto ON Horseshoe Tavern 04/10/2013 New York NY Mercury Lounge 04/06/2013 Philadelphia PA World Cafe Live 04/05/2013 Arlington VA IOTA Club & Cafe 03/12/2013 Austin TX The Blackheart 02/24/2013 Rotterdam South Holland Rotown 02/21/2013 London Hck The Shacklewell Arms 02/14/2013 Oullins B9 Le Clacson 02/04/2013 Baltimore MD Rams Head Live 02/02/2013 Baltimore MD Rams Head Live 01/24/2013 Tulsa OK Cain's Ballroom
Houndmouth Tour Dates 2012
date city state venue 12/01/2012 Indianapolis IN Radio Radio 11/24/2012 Louisville KY Headliners Music Hall 11/23/2012 Lexington KY Busters Billiards and Backroom 11/07/2012 London London Rough Trade East 10/18/2012 Pittsburgh PA The Smiling Moose 10/13/2012 Oxford MS Proud Larry's 10/12/2012 New Orleans LA Circle Bar 10/09/2012 Tucson AZ Club Congress 10/06/2012 West Hollywood CA Troubadour 09/21/2012 Hamden CT The Space 09/14/2012 Indianapolis IN Radio Radio