Alabama-based husband-and-wife people/rock duo Martha’s Bother (aka Rob and Jen Slocumb) shall be celebrating in December through their annual vacation live performance over two nights; followers can be part of them in-person in a “COVID bubble” setting or on-line through livestream. Dubbed “A Martha’s Bother Christmas,” the reveals are scheduled for Dec. 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m. central time at their studio, The Sound Wall, in Opelika, Alabama Tickets can be found at www.eventbrite.com/e/a-marthas-trouble-christmas-dec-12-13-2020-tickets-129748867355
For these concerned with attending in individual, a “COVID bubble buy” of 12 tickets for $300 is out there every night time; one individual should purchase all the tickets for that night time and invite solely individuals from inside their COVID bubble who they really feel comfy being in the identical room with to fill the 12 seats, providing a really particular in-person vacation live performance expertise for a small group of household or associates.
For in-person attendance, Martha’s Bother and The Sound Wall ask attendees at hand wash upon arrival and ask for attendee honesty and self-responsibility – anybody not feeling properly or who has had latest publicity to somebody with COVID mustn’t attend. Masks are required to enter.
(Particular person in-person tickets usually are not obtainable.) For many who want to benefit from the live performance from the consolation of their very own houses, Martha’s Bother can be providing livestream tickets for $20 for every present, and distinctive viewing directions shall be despatched to all ticket purchasers. For each reveals, Martha’s Bother will share tales and carry out a collection of Christmas favorites with their very own folk-centric taste on this intimate setting.
These Christmas reveals are so particular to us,” Rob and Jen mentioned. “They’re really our favourite reveals we do, and we sit up for all of it yr. We often have our two youngsters, Wilson and Emery, be part of us for a few songs and in order that’s turn into a part of the custom.”
Martha’s Bother, known as “a hidden gem” by Billboard Journal, is thought for its signature sound of people and Americana, which has been praised by a number of the most influential and well-respected music critics of our time. Martha’s Bother has been listed and featured within the aforementioned Billboard Journal and USA Right now, AOL Music, SiriusXM Satellite tv for pc Radio and Performing Songwriter. The band’s songs have obtained awards and have been featured within the present “Military Wives” and made-for-TV films on Lifetime and CBS. The duo’s band title comes from a Bible story about Martha and Mary, one which they are saying is a reminder to cease and odor the roses and to keep watch over the larger image and the necessary issues in life.
In late 2015, Martha’s Bother made some additions to their vacation repertoire with two digital singles, “River” and “White Christmas,” which adopted on the success of two impartial vacation albums, Christmas Lights (2002) and This Christmas (2008). Previous to that, in addition they launched: Jen Coates’ Seed Periods (2014), A Little Coronary heart Like You (2012), Anchor Tattoo (2011), EP (2008), Neglect October (2006), Nonetheless (2003), Sleeping Canines (2002), and The Highway Forward (2000).
In 2016, Martha’s Bother bought a historic Victorian home, initially in-built 1907, in downtown Opelika, Alabama, they usually rehabbed the abode right into a inventive studio area over the course of a yr, opening the doorways to the general public in March of 2017. Since that point, the studio has hosted recording classes, a month-to-month supper membership, particular occasions, and acoustic concert events, and has been featured in Alabama Journal. Positioned at 605 Avenue B in Opelika, The Sound Wall entices artists from close to and much who’re in search of a small-town recording expertise in a premiere area, and it has turn into very particular addition to the already current and increasing arts neighborhood on the town. In 2019, it launched the primary annual Opelika Songwriters Pageant, drawing singer-songwriters and followers collectively for a weekend of music at numerous venues on the town.