Empty Glass Presents: The Werks

Title: Empty Glass Presents: The Werks
Location: Empty Glass 410 Elizabeth St. Charleston, WV 25311
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Description: Jan 13, 2011 9:00 pm

The Werks is a rock and roll act that uses a unique blend of many musical styles and influences to produce a distinct and powerful sound that audiences crave. The Werks’ original songs explore genres such as rock, funk, electronica, soul, bluegrass, jazz, Afro-Cuban, Celtic, R&B and dance.

The chemistry between band members has been the key in The Werks’ success. Each member has harnessed his own individual groove with influences as eclectic as their music; some common influences include Led Zeppelin, Eric Clapton, The Allman Brothers, Phish, Jimi Hendrix, Rush, The Beatles, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pink Floyd, Umphrey’s McGee and The Grateful Dead.

As their tour radius increases, it is obvious that The Werks is becoming one of the Midwest’s fastest growing bands. This success is largely accredited to the hard work of their street teams well as to the dedication of the band, their fans and a unique performance, which is affected and manipulated by the energy and soul of the audience, guaranteeing that each show will be different and memorable.

The band has worked with many great acts such as Ekoostik Hookah, Particle, Tea Leaf Green, Badfish, U-Melt, The Macpodz BoomBox, Freekbass, One Under, The Maji, The Recipe, The Spikedrivers, Rumpke Mountain Boys, Papadosio, Jam Samich, Burning River Band, Mike Perkins, Covert Operations,The Ragbirds, Back 40 and Sam Bush.
Date: 2011-01-13