Deer Tick On Mountain Stage In the past, the band's genre-bending sound has won it comparisons to Uncle Tupelo. But recent albums have veered closer to straightforwardly energetic rock. Hear Deer Tick on stage in West Virginia.

Deer Tick On Mountain Stage

Deer Tick On Mountain Stage

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Led by singer-songwriter John McCauley, Deer Tick makes its first appearance on Mountain Stage, recorded live on the campus of West Virginia University in Morgantown.

At first, the band's fusion of country-soul, Delta blues, hardcore punk and classic rock earned Deer Tick comparisons to the genre-bending alt-country group Uncle Tupelo. But Deer Tick's latest, Negativity, moves the band further toward straight-ahead rock, drawing influences from Exile on Main Street-era Rolling Stones and The Stooges.

Ian O'Neil plays lead guitar, along with Dennis Ryan on drums, Chris Ryan on bass, and Robbie Crowell on keyboards.

Set List

  • "Just Friends"
  • "The Dream's In The Ditch"
  • "Mr. Sticks"
  • "Thyme"
  • "Big House"
  • "These Old Shoes"
  • "Main Street"