Wreckless Strangers Play Premier Bay Area Fall Festivals

Article Contributed by Denise Lamott PR | Published on Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Bay Area music collective Wreckless Strangers brings California Americana Soul to top Bay Area fall festivals in September and October. With performances at Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival (Mill Valley, September 18), Hardly Strictly Bluegrass (San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, October 2) and Sound Summit (Mount Tamalpais, October 22), the band continues to expand its audience reaching more live music fans with old favorites and songs from their debut album When the Sun and a Blue Star Collide.

“The band has so much talent at their disposal, it's easy to forget you aren't listening to a private concert. The sound is impressive, and the depth and vibrancy of these songs is tops.,” said Hollywood Digest.

Wreckless Strangers’ fall dates include:

Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival

When:         Sunday, September 18; Wreckless Strangers play at 3 pm

Where:        Old Mill Park, 17 Cascade Ave. at Throckmorton Ave.,

                   Mill Valley, CA 94941

Tickets:      $15 in advance; $20 at the door

Info:            MVFAF.org

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

When:         Sunday, October 2 (stage and set time TBA)

Where:        Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

Tickets:      Free and open to the public

Info:            HardlyStrictlyBluegrass.com

Sound Summit

When:         Saturday, October 22; Wreckless Strangers play at 11:30 am

Where:        The historic Mountain Theater

                   Ridgecrest Blvd in Mount Tamalpais State Park

Tickets:      $120/adults, $65/youth 12 and under; children 2 and under/free

Info:            SoundSummit.net

Wreckless Strangers is a collective of six seasoned Bay Area musicians known for their collaborative songwriting and high-energy live shows, performing an infectious blend of music they call "California Americana Soul." The band features Amber Morris (premier Bay Area vocalist and voice coach – members of Journey, Eric Martin Band) on vocals; David Noble (Poor Man's Whiskey, Pardon The Interruption) on lead guitar, vocals; Joshua Zucker (The Jones Gang, Rowan Brothers) on bass; Austin de Lone (Nick Lowe, Elvis Costello, The Fabulous Thunderbirds) on keys, vocals; Mick Hellman (The Go To Hell Man Band) on drums and vocals; and Rob Anderson (repeat world champion cyclist) on guitar.

Produced by Grammy Award-winner Colin Linden (Bruce Cockburn, Alison Krauss / Robert Plant, Bob Dylan), When the Sun and a Blue Star Collide is now available on all music streaming platforms and available for purchase at upcoming shows, and more.  The first single, "Sun State," is making waves on AAA and Americana Radio and features blues legend Charlie Musselwhite on harmonica.

Fans can visit WrecklessStrangers.com for the latest updates and follow them on social media to catch “Wreckless Fans Fridays” featuring a new performance video every other week.

Album Credits:

Album Title: When the Sun and a Blue Star Collide

Produced by Colin Linden

Engineered by John Whynot

Assistant Engineer Sean Beresford

Recorded at Calliope West

Cover Art by Stanley Mouse

All songs arranged and performed by Wreckless Strangers with Colin Linden

Horns arranged and performed by Jim Hoke