RE-RELEASE ON JULY 5, 2005
RELEASED JANUARY 19, 1999
RELEASED SEPTEMBER 23, 2003
RELEASED AUGUST 5, 2003
CONTRIBUTED “IS THE BATTLE OVER?”
RELEASED MAY 24, 2001
CONTRIBUTED “NINE TIMES BLUE”
RELEASED MARCH 24, 2000
Matt Felch: vocals, guitar, harmonica Niall Hood: bass, mandolin
SIXTY ACRES writes and performs their own songs. Main songwriter Matt Felch is a talented, insightful lyricist who writes melodies that are both gorgeous and catchy. SIXTY ACRES entered the Washington, DC music scene in April of 1997. SIXTY ACRES is currently based out of Baltimore, Maryland.
Their debut CD banjos and sunshine was the #4 selling CD at Miles of Music for 1999. Their second album good ethel was the #12 selling CD at Miles of Music for the year 2000. SIXTY ACRES has received radio airplay in the U.S.A., Italy, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and even Canada.
On August 5, 2003 dren records released Ain’t No Grave: A Tribute To Traditional And Public Domain Songs. SIXTY ACRES contributed “Is The Battle Over?” The song features Harry Hess of The Sir Douglas Quintet on pedal steel.
On September 23, 2003 Not From Nashville Records released For Anyone That’s Listening: A Tribute To Uncle Tupelo. SIXTY ACRES contributed “Gun.”
ON JULY 5, 2005 SIXTY ACRES RE-RELEASES THEIR DEBUT ALBUM BANJOS AND SUNSHINE. THE ALBUM HAS BEEN REMASTERED AND INCLUDES SIX ADDITIONAL BONUS TRACKS.
In the fall of 2005 SIXTY ACRES plans to enter Scary Clown Studios in Bethesda, Maryland to begin recording their third full-length album.
“some of the best rootsy rock”
-The Washington Post
“recalls a rugged Jayhawks”
-Mojo Magazine (U.K.)
“the same brand of tragiocomic wordplay
that informs both Wilco and Son Volt”
-The Country Standard Times
“the most underrated alt-country rockers out there”
Shake It Up! Power Pop
Some of the bands lucky enough to have performed with SIXTY ACRES:
The Backsliders, Slobberbone, Todd Thibaud, Marah, Badfinger,
The Hangdogs, Mark McKay, and Last Train Home
Some of the stages SIXTY ACRES has graced:
IOTA’S in Arlington, VA
FLETCHER’S in Baltimore, MD
TOWER RECORDS in DC and Rockville, MD
CD’s Available through such stores as PO Box 22496
Miles of Music (1-888-766-8742) PO Box 22496
Philadelphia, PA 19110