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70's rock + punk = The Henry Clay People (Created February 20, 2013)
In a time and place where nostalgia can act as a gateway to the future, The Henry Clay People approached it in the right way and in the right time. The Los Angeles band's fourth studio album, "Twenty-Five For The Rest of Our Lives" is a solid collection of guitar rock that strikes a balance between the artists they were and the artists they wish to be.
A punk outfit originally formed by brothers Joey and Andy Siara, The Henry Clay People took its name upon adding current drummer Eric Scott to the mix in 2002. And what the band brought to the table in the early going was a carefree recklessness to their punk vocals, pounding out one album after the next in the same aggressive style they approached live shows. For every record release, there was Lollapalooza, SXSW, Austin City Limits, Coachella, Riot Fest and so many more.
Eventually, the band outgrew its audience of drunk college students and decided to focus more on songwriting and less on concert aesthetics. They garnered a reputation as an outfit that combined 70s rock with punk, citing Neil Young as one of their main influences, along with The Replacements and Jackson Browne. But what they haven't escaped is their name – a play on the obscure 19th century politician Henry Clay that was tossed around with a dozen-or-so other band names and doesn't mean much in the grand scheme of things.
The band has always been plugging along, releasing what would actually be their fourth studio album, "Somewhere on the Golden Coact" in June 2010 before eventually landing their first headlining tour. "Twenty-Five For The Rest Of Our Lives" then came along in 2012, a celebration of youth and rock 'n' roll that impressed fans and critics alike.
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The Henry Clay People Discography
|Album name||Release date|
|Somewhere on the Golden Coast||2010|
|HearYa Live Session||2009|
|For Cheap or For Free||2008|
|Working Part Time||2008|
Top 10 The Henry Clay People Songs
|Rank||Track Name||Play Count||Listener Count|
|1||This Ain't A Scene||1,189||589|
|3||Working Part Time||1,185||532|
|4||Children Of Chin||953||526|
|5||Something In the Water||915||459|
|6||You Can Be Timeless||681||355|
|7||Your Famous Friends||667||321|
|8||Nobody Taught Us To Quit||639||316|
|9||End Of An Empire||584||259|
The Henry Clay People Bring Teenage Angst to the Masses
It's the record the band's "sixteen-year-old selves would have been excited about," says The Henry Clay People's Joey Siara. Twenty-Five for the Rest of Our Lives is Siara and brother Andy's 10th release and the reason for their upcoming US tour. Having long ago left their teenage years behind them, the Siara brothers are still…Read more
Past Tour Dates for The Henry Clay People
The Henry Clay People Tour Dates 2014
date city state venue 08/19/2014 Los Angeles CA The Satellite
The Henry Clay People Tour Dates 2013
date city state venue 05/21/2013 Los Angeles CA The Satellite 01/13/2013 Anaheim CA House of Blues Anaheim
The Henry Clay People Tour Dates 2012
date city state venue 12/31/2012 Los Angeles CA The Satellite 12/17/2012 Los Angeles CA The Satellite 12/10/2012 Los Angeles CA The Satellite 11/15/2012 Long Beach CA Alex's Bar 11/15/2012 Long Beach CA Alex's Bar 11/13/2012 San Diego CA The Griffin 11/11/2012 San Francisco CA The Independent 11/08/2012 Seattle WA Chop Suey 11/08/2012 Los Angeles CA El Rey Theatre 11/06/2012 Vancouver BC The Media Club 11/04/2012 Portland OR Mississippi Studios 10/03/2012 Denver CO Quixote's True Blue 10/02/2012 Kansas City MO Czar Bar 10/01/2012 Iowa City IA Gabe's 09/28/2012 Madison WI Live on King Street 09/27/2012 Urbana IL Canopy Club 09/27/2012 Cincinnati OH Midpoint Music Festival 09/26/2012 Cleveland Heights OH Grog Shop 09/25/2012 Indianapolis IN Birdys 09/24/2012 Columbia MO Rose Music Hall 09/23/2012 Lexington KY Cosmic Charlie's 09/22/2012 Raleigh NC Kings Barcade 09/18/2012 Athens GA Caledonia Lounge 09/17/2012 Nashville TN The High Watt 09/15/2012 Chicago IL Humboldt Park 08/18/2012 Los Angeles CA Bootleg Theater 07/19/2012 Phoenix AZ Crescent Ballroom 07/16/2012 Kansas City MO The Riot Room 07/14/2012 Nashville TN The High Watt 07/11/2012 Detroit MI Magic Stick 07/10/2012 Indianapolis IN Old National Centre 07/05/2012 Chapel Hill NC Local 506 07/02/2012 Brooklyn NY Brooklyn Bowl 06/27/2012 Philadelphia PA Union Transfer 06/25/2012 Cleveland Heights OH Grog Shop 06/23/2012 Chicago IL Cobra Lounge 06/21/2012 St. Louis MO The Firebird 06/19/2012 Denver CO Bluebird Theater 06/18/2012 Salt Lake City UT In The Venue 06/16/2012 San Francisco CA Slims 06/15/2012 West Hollywood CA Troubadour
The Henry Clay People Tour Dates 2011
date city state venue 04/16/2011 Indio CA Empire Polo Field 04/15/2011 Indio CA Empire Polo Field
The Henry Clay People Tour Dates 2010
date city state venue 10/19/2010 Chicago IL Empty Bottle 10/17/2010 Cambridge MA TT The Bears 10/16/2010 New York NY Mercury Lounge