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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Will Rogers Stage

Modern Stage

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Modern Stage

Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats

Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats

Photo: Brantley Gutierrez

Sunday, Apr. 30, 6:30pm – Will Rogers Stage
Americana, Folk, Soul, Rock & Roll

Welcome to the revival – it’s gonna get rowdy. The thundering intensity and foot-stomping swagger of Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats will make you feel born again. A powerfully soulful ringleader, Rateliff is backed by a brawny, seven-piece band with a howling horn section. Old-time rhythm and blues, gospel funk, and gritty folk music merge together in a forceful, feverish brew. Burly and insistent, Rateliff’s authentic earthiness is an alluring match with the band’s upbeat rhythms and introspective lyrics.

Why the Music Matters: Rateliff boasts the rare charisma of a soul-saving preacher. With his passionate performance style, the band’s live shows easily win over audiences including a gushing Jimmy Fallon. Listen to the group’s breakout hit “S.O.B.” so you can sing along with everyone else at the festival.

Sounds a Little Like: Sam Cooke, J. Tillman, Leon Bridges, Van Morrison

– Shilo Urban, Fort Worth Magazine


  • Rolling Stone

    Nathaniel Rateliff on Breakthrough Year

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  • NPR

    Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Tiny Desk Concert

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  • The Village Voice

    Nathaniel Rateliff Pushes His Pensive, Perspiring Limits With the Night Sweats

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