BIO

 

Thieves of Sunrise, an intense rock and soul quintet from Dallas TX, aims to bring their rock and roll ruckus to the world. They’ve been featured on radio stations in England, Scandinavia, New Zealand, Australia, and all across Europe and America. Their highly improvisational and attention-stealing show has been featured in festivals, theaters, concert halls, and rock clubs across the United States since they formed in 2010.

The band has recently performed at the notable American Airlines Center at Victory Park, Historic Lakewood Theater, Gas Monkey Dallas, and the House of Blues in New Orleans.
Thieves of Sunrise brings funky, soul-infused southern rock back with a sound that is as original as it is classic, with influences pouring from the golden ages of rock and blues records. In this way, Thieves of Sunrise feels like finding an old, dusty vinyl record and discovering that the songs still resonate today. The band is led by singer Matthew Marcus McDaniel, whose distinctive voice and soulful belt command attention while his ripping harmonica allows for the foot stomping. Curtis Crofford provides funky bass lines and deep, sultry grooves. Shaun Crawford and Jake Stewart add the sweetness and rock and roll authority with electrifying guitar lines and memorable riffs. Jake doubles on the organ to take the whole band to church. Punchy backing vocals, smooth percussion and the occasional horn section round out the soundscapes. The result is a celebration guaranteed to get heads bobbing, hearts pounding, and hips shaking.

Soul Stew, the band’s latest release, has been featured on radio stations from the heartland of the US to the shores Down Under and lands between. The album’s bone-shaking blues roots and authentic soul-rattling southern swagger has appealed to fans around the globe. The band continues to tour in support of the record and the newly released vinyl copies. Go to a show, listen to the record, spread the good word, and join the rock and roll revolution.

 

Notable APPEARANCES

the sound Room - Fort Smith, AR, 2017
Emerald City Guitars - Seattle, WA, 2017
Dante's - Portland, OR, 2017
Your Mom's House Theatre - Denver, Co, 2017
Rockwood Music Hall - New York, NY, 2017
Analog Theater - Portland, OR, 2017
Howiee's On Front - Medford, OR, 2017
THe Green Frog - Bellingham, WA, 2017
THe Saint - Asbury Park, NJ, 2017
Buffalo Iron Works - Buffalo, New York, 2017
Redneck Country Club - Houston, TX, 2017
American Airlines center - DALLAS, TX, 2015 & 2016
VICTORY PLAZA - DALLAS, TX, 2015 & 2016
HOUSE OF BLUES - DALLAS, TX, 2016
VOLCANIC THEATRE - BEND, OR, 2016, 2017
TAOS MESA BREWING CO - TAOS, NM, 2016, 2017
THE LAS VEGAS STRIP - LAS VEGAS, NV, 2016
Arlene's Grocery - New York, NY, 2016
 Skully's Music Diner - COlumbus, OH, 2016
Preservation Pub - Knoxville, TN, 2016, 2017
Funk 'n Waffles - Syracuse, Ny, 2016
Hawthorne THEATRE - PORTLAND, OR, 2016
THE CENTRAL SALOON - SEATTLE, WA, 2016, 2017
marble brewery - Albuquerque, Nm, 2016
THE BOTTLENECK - LAWRENCE, KS, 2016, 2017
Calpine Theatre (Sierra Valley LoDge) - Calpine, CA, 2016
The BLUE LIGHT LIVE - LUBBOCK, TX, 2016
THE STORK CLUB - OAKLAND, CA, 2016
HOUSE OF BLUES - NEW ORLEANS, LA, 2015
GAS MONKEY - DALLAS, TX, 2014, 2015 & 2016,2017
FEED & SEED - LAFAYETTE, LA, 2015
Blue Moon Saloon - Lafayette, LA, 2016
luna Live - Lake Charles, LA, 2015 & 2016
SHIPPING & RECEIVING - FORT WORTH, TX, 2015, 2016, 2017
SUNDOWN AT GRANADA - DALLAS, TX, 2015, 2016, 2017
RIVER STAGE AMPHITHEATER - SAN ANGELO, TX, 2015
THE GREEN ROOM - TUSCALOOSA, AL, 2015
THE NICK ROCKS - BIRMINGHAM, AL, 2015
lakewood theater - dallas, Tx, 2014

festivals

4B Wild West Motorcycle Rally - Lubbock, TX - 2017
Brian's Backyard BBQ Festival - Middletown, NY - 2017
Four Corners Motorcycle Rally - Headlined - Ignacio, Co - 2016
SXSW - Austin, TX - 2016
FREQUINOX - TAOS MESA BREWING CO - TAOS, NM - 2016
DEEP ELLUM ARTS FESTIVAL - DALLAS, TX - 2014, 2015, 2016
End Hip End It Festival - Houston, TX-  2016
Best Little Brewfest In Texas - Lewisville, TX - 2014, 2015
red Gorilla Music Fest -  Austin, TX - 2016
Fort Worth Rock Assembly III - Fort Worth, TX - 2014
DFW NORML - Fort Worth, TX - 2015
Celina BALLOON Festival - Headlined - Celina, TX - 2015
Texas Microfest - headlined - Royse city, TExas - 2015
Whitewright Peanut Festival - headlined - Whitewright, TX - 2014 

BAND ASSOCIATIONS

Lita Ford
The California Honeydrops
Michael Allman
derek St. Holmes
Joe Lynn Turner
LOS LONELY BOYS
PUDDLE OF MUDD
The Temperance Movement
LIT
Ian moore & the lossy coils
JORDAN ANDERSON BAND
MICHAEL GRIMM - America's got talent Winner
WILLIE STRADLIN' BAND
THE SUPERNAW BAND
NEIL SWANSON - SON OF SWAN
BUGGABOO
tomkat
Brooke Brockman - Saint Lo Gun
Candi and the Muthaload
THE ROAMING SOLDIERS
 The MAMMOTHS
MARK MCKINNEY