Spafford continues their current ascent in the jam world as they play their Halloween run for their hometown fans in Phoenix, AZ at Last Exit Live on 10/28 and10/29. Coming off the heels of announcing a tour as opening support for jam titans Umphrey’s McGee on a number of dates, as well as a two-night stint as support for Lotus in Chicago, Spafford heads into this traditional Halloween run with a ton of momentum and plenty of anticipation to whet your musical appetite.Spafford And The Magic Beans Are Teaming Up For A Two-Night, Post-Phish New Year’s Run In NYCComing off another stellar run in Colorado, the four-piece band, comprised of Brian Moss (Guitar), Jordan Fairless (Bass), Red Johnson (Keys), and Nick Tkacyk (Drums) is playing at the top of their game, with no peak in sight. According to Fairless, one of the things that makes the band unique is “the diversity and freedom that comes from having five different song writers/lyricists in the band which never really conform to any one specific genre.”The group also recently announced a pair of New Year’s run post-Phish shows in New York City with fellow up and coming act The Magic Beans, which will also mark the first time the band will play The Big Apple (purchase tickets here). Big things are happening for the gentlemen of Spafford, as they grind their way to the top of the jam scene.These hometown Halloween performances promise to be even that much more special with major bust-outs, new covers, and the all-out improvisational excursions the band has become known for. Tickets are on sale now. Do not miss out on these shows!Purchase tickets for the October 28th show here.Purchase tickets for the October 29th show here.
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