View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
The Ale House
Troy, NY
Share this event:
Get Tickets
There are no active dates for this event.



From their hometown of Austin, TX, The Bellfuries are constantly within earshot of the latest catchphrase and new brands are always within their peripheral view.

"Well and good," says vocalist/chief songwriter Joey Simeone, "but we're a rock and roll band. People are obsessed with categories and sub-genres. We check into a hotel, and the guy or girl behind the desk asks what kind of music we play. We say 'rock and roll.' Then they ask what we mean by that. Well, let's see

"There are elements of country music and R&B. There's some improvisation on stage that I guess you could say is jazz-inspired. Throw in some gospelplenty of melodies coming out of older pop tunes. That adds up to rock and roll, last time I checked. If we're not re-inventing the wheel, I'd rather get to work than worry about renaming it."

The Bellfuries' debut on Hi-Style Records, Workingman's Bellfuries, hoists the band, which also includes Jeff Seaver on bass, Mike Molnar on lead guitar and Chris Sensat on drums and vocals, to new heights, drawing upon a deep well of musical styles. Early country, rockabilly and 80's pop sounds are woven throughout eleven tracks, with Joey Simeone's soaring lead vocals reminding listeners that this record isn't some dusty artifact plucked from the archives. With razor-sharp, groove-oriented production from label owner and acclaimed producer Jimmy Sutton (JD McPherson, Pokey LaFarge), Workingman's Bellfuries is a refreshing iteration of The Bellfuries' sound; tinkling boogie piano, driving double bass rhythms and innovative-meets-traditional rockabilly guitar licks make the album an easy fit for a juke-joint dance floor. But it is Simeone's vivid songwriting--his exploration of the complexities of love and loss-- that makes Workingman's Bellfuries instantly relatable to every listener. Don't let its mid-century aesthetics fool you; Workingman's Bellfuries is a vibrant contemporary rock and roll record.

Hi-Style Records will release Workingman's Bellfuries on August 21, 2015.

The Bellfuries are:

Joey Simeone--vocals, rhythm guitar

Mike Molnar--lead guitar

Jeff "Shecky" Seaver--upright and electric bass

Chris Sensat--drums, percussion and harmony vocals

+ Show full Bio


The Ale House (View)
680 river st
Troy, NY 12180
United States

Map is loading...


Music > Rockabilly

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!


Contact us
24/7 Customer Service
1-800-838-3006 US, Canada, Puerto Rico
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Event Producers
Create an Event
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Join the mailing list
Get spam-free daily notifications of new events in your neighborhood!
Customize your mailing list
Connect with us
Friend us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Watch us on YouTube
Read our blog
Get to know us
Meet the Doers
Use of this service is subject to the Terms & Conditions of Brown Paper Tickets. All rights reserved. © 2000-2017 Mobile EN ES FR