Cries of "Jesus" shouted toward The Artisanals frontman Johnny Delaware as he took the stage correctly foreshadowed the tone for the night. With a steel wire dangling from his instrument’s headstock, he left no doubt in the San Francisco crowd's mind that he was a tenured advocate of the 11-string guitar. Barefoot and grounded to the stage he stood on, he let the band tease the audience before plugging his instrument into the loudspeaker.
Take a magic mushroom trip with Heartland Americana-Rock outfit The Artisanals and head over to Billboard to watch the exclusive music video premiere of “Drag”. Heaping with organized chaos and crazy fun, “Drag” is among the singles that will make up the Charleston, SC band’s debut self-titled album, set for a September 21, 2018 release on AWAL.