Thursday, March 15, 2012
We Are The Augustines- Showcase Today at SXSW
We Are Augustines - showcase at SXSW today at Maggie Mays Rooftop venue at 9pm
Billy McCarthy sings with an emotional voice, slightly worn, tender and real.
(excerpt from official SXSW site)
Rise Ye Sunken Ships, the debut album from We Are Augustines, bowed into the Top 10 of SoundScan’s New Artists chart on the strength of its first week of digital sales. The physical album was released on August 23rd on the band's own Oxcart Records via Atlantic.
The band, made up of singer/guitarist Billy McCarthy, Eric Sanderson on bass/keys and drummer, Rob Allen, have warmed the hearts and souls of fans worldwide with their sublime live shows featuring many of their heartfelt anthems from the album that received the ‘iTunes Alternative Album of the Year’ award in the US at the end of 2011.