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Tin Silver
Americana / Indie / Folk

"TIN SILVER 2007"


United States

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Last Login:  1/21/2008
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   Tin Silver: General Info
Member Since6/24/2007
Band MembersAlan Bowen: Vocals, Guitars, Dobro, and Banjo Patricia Rojas: Vocals, Violin Paul Prato: Upright and Electric Bass Matthew Higgins: Drums and Percussion
Record LabelUnsigned
Type of LabelNone





   Upcoming Shows ( view all )
Jan 11 2008 9:00P
O’ Connor’s Portland, Oregon
Jan 17 2008 9:30P
Laurelthirst Pulbic House Portland, Oregon
Feb 16 2008 7:00P
Private Function, Governor Hotel, Portland, Oregon
Feb 22 2008 9:00P
O’ Connor’s Portland, Oregon
Feb 28 2008 7:00P
McMenamin’s Kennedy School Portland, Oregon

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   About Tin Silver
Listen to Tin Silver and you will hear the beer halls and Baptist churches of West Texas, sun-drenched California, and a little New York thump. You’ll hear soaring country soul, hill blues stomp boogie, and fiddle-centric folk music. You’ll hear a quartet with a deep understanding of roots music and the hard-won musical chops to prove it. Tin Silver serves up solos hot and often, never at the expense of the band’s diverse, smart songwriting. The band writes collaboratively, with guitar/banjo/dobro player Alan Bowen bringing the bulk of the raw material, as well as the fluent bluegrass licks and blues solos he learned over years of dedicated study. Drummer Matthew Higgins, one half of Tin Silver’s Texas contingent, contributes the tight, bright, intricate groove he developed while cutting his teeth on Bob Wills country-swing standards. Paired with Paul Prato’s bottomy electric and upright bass sound and punk-bred attack, Tin Silver’s rhythm section has uncommon fire and dynamic range. Tricia Rojas, the band’s other Lonestar State ex-pat, brings sweet violin and the aching, rafter-rattling vocals she developed singing in church choirs during her childhood. Tin Silver is taking root in Portland, with a self-titled EP on the way in fall of 2007, and plenty of live shows on the books. The bandmates are old friends and have been playing together in various incarnations for years. If the easy rapport they have with audiences and each other, the raw power of their live shows, and the obvious joy they share for singing and playing are any indication, Tin Silver will be making great music for a long while.

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Tin Silver has 87 friends.
 Hank 


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 jennay 


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 Jon Itkin 


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 BoldBird 


 Jeremi 


 Alice 


 Ryan 


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Slade





Jan 17 2008 3:02 PM

I like the new stuff. I just happened to be walking around Multnomah and went into o'conners and listened to a few songs. I just about took Trish out with my umbrella. See ya' around.
BoldBird





Jan 9 2008 1:48 PM



davey





Dec 17 2007 4:39 PM


Looking forward to the Shows In January & Happy Holidaze
Slade





Oct 2 2007 9:29 PM

Dudes....I'm so bummed, can't make it to the coast. That really pisses me off!! So, I guess I'll see ya' when I see ya'. Have a good time, gig on. HaHa. Peace out homies.
Ryan





Sep 21 2007 3:28 PM

Come tour in Seattle! :)
Alice





Sep 5 2007 8:58 PM

Your Beard is good!!!
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Ryan





Aug 26 2007 7:21 PM

Yo M.

What is up? I found a house to live in, now I just need to find roommates. I think it's gonna be pretty sweet. How goes gigging? Hope you're surviving the Mafia, peace out!
Slade





Aug 22 2007 8:59 PM

Yachats in October? Sounds good to me, see you guys at the show! Late.
THE GREENCARDS





Aug 22 2007 9:55 AM

come say hello at Sisters...it's going to be glorious weather out there.

-carol
jennay





Aug 14 2007 12:52 PM

He does look alot like his dad.....poor kid. just kidding.
here you go.....
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jennay





Aug 12 2007 6:51 PM

what? what?

Reina Collins





Aug 10 2007 2:07 PM

howdy matthew--

it's good to be your new friend.

i'm looking forward to hearing you all sometime soon...love your sound.

reina
Slade





Aug 8 2007 10:23 PM

Hey all.....Enjoyed the hell out of the O'Conners show. When is the next show here in town? Take care and keep up the good work.
jennay





Jul 27 2007 1:47 PM

less than a week away!!! The boys are counting the days down. NYC here we come.
Don't forget the cds.
El Lindsey





Jul 25 2007 8:09 PM

Hey Matt, do you guys have any cd's left that I could buy?
Or, must I wait for the next show?
Ryan





Jul 24 2007 12:54 AM

Yo...! What's up Matt? Still surviving the "mafia" I hear. I just drove up to Seattle tonight and start my new job on Wed. I'll send you and Hank my address once I get my new place. I'll probably keep the same phone number for now. If you make your way up here, swing on by and we'll go out for beers. Peace out for now.
Hank





Jul 20 2007 7:37 AM

If I'm to continue coming to your shows I expect some throw away trim as reparations for having to pay a cover to watch my own brother play. Get on that please~
Alice





Jul 19 2007 1:09 PM

I'm sorry we missed your show. We didn't have a babysitter and for some reason the law frowns on locking your children in closets.
DeWaLLz.com





Jul 19 2007 9:31 AM

I came!! I saw!! You Guy's Kicked ASS!!!! Loved the Show.

K
D
BoldBird





Jul 18 2007 9:51 PM

awsome set.......ONE LOVe............Ya Heard.........!!!!!!!
The Comforters





Jul 16 2007 10:13 AM

sounds great - pleasure to meet you folks here.


~p
BoldBird





Jul 13 2007 11:46 AM

Sweet!!....Sounds like a plan......I'm in town till early August....I'll try to check out ur show next week......:=)...Brad......
davey





Jul 11 2007 10:00 AM

Tin Silver rocks!



Jon Itkin





Jul 5 2007 5:54 AM

Great job on the tracks!
jennay





Jun 27 2007 3:26 PM

Will you bring me a copy of the cd when you come visit, or will they be printed by then?
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