The annual Roostertail Music Festival in Madison, Indiana has put together one hell of a lineup for 2024, and if you’re anywhere within a reasonable distance on July 5th or 6th or even if you’re not, figure out how to get there.
Instead of relying solely on that late ’70s Gary Stewart sound that the old Mike and the Moonpies leaned into, there’s more gas behind “Wallflower,” veering deeper into the rock territory than we’ve heard from this outfit.
What happens in Key West doesn’t stay in Key West during the annual five-day Mile 0 Fest. As one of the first country music events on the calendar each year, it helps set the table for everything else that will transpire.
Three hours after Mike Harmeier of Mike and the Moonpies made the surprise announcement that the band was changing their name to Silverada, the newly-named, but 17-year-old band took the stage in Key West.
Officially revealed at Mile 0 Fest on Friday afternoon (1-25) in an intimate setting, Mike and the Moonpies henceforth will be known as Silverada. Though the name is changing, the music and the musical approach is staying the same.