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The Cover Letter w/ Half Man and Magic Girl
August 17 @ 8:00 pm
Join us at Grand Stafford Theater with The Cover Letter joined by Austin band Half Man and local opener Magic Girl!
Tickets $5 in advance or at the door
Doors at 8pm – Music at 8:30pm
Read more about the artists below:
The Cover Letter
Hailed as “the most reinvented version of Americana you’ve ever heard… like if the rock of Meatloaf was thrown into the folk world” by Free Press Houston, Austin-based band The Cover Letter is on the rise in independent music.
They were ranked #1 in Music Connection Magazine’s Top 25 New Music Critiques 2017, named Top 10 Best New Austin Band and Top 10 Best Folk Band by The Austin Chronicle, and have been featured in festivals across the state of Texas, including: Deep Ellum Arts Festival, Pecan Street Festival and Via Colori Festival.
Following the 2017 release of their sophomore EP, Cities Made of Sand, The Cover Letter recorded a series of four singles. The final single, “I’ll Be the Sun,” was released in April 2019, and is available on all major music platforms. The band plans to record their first full-length album in the summer followed by a regional tour. The Cover Letter can be found on Spotify and all major music outlets, as well as across all social media.
Fostered from the americana and folk music that encompasses the Texas region of which he was raised, Half Man brings a refined perspective to his craft as a songwriter. For years, Chase Spruiell has toured ceaselessly in his musical endeavors to cultivate a sense of perspective in his work that pays homage to his influences and establish his own in his artistry.
Magic Girl is Mary-Charlotte Young, a Southern singer-songwriter steeped in Texas Americana troubadour tradition with a punk rock edge. Magic Girl tells stories like Lucinda and Townes, songs of hard lives and experience, but with a true empathy that celebrates strength. All sung with a voice far larger than her small frame should be able to produce yet fragile enough to relate even the frailest of emotions.