Filmmaker/Actor and pbe founder Tom Kurlander is also a prolific singer-songwriter and live musical performer. Along with his band, PaleBlueSound, he recently wrapped the east coast leg of the Sugar Burn Sessions Tour [ Trailer ] in support of his latest release, Sugar Burn Sessions. [ iTunes ]. An album filled with "exemplary musicianship and soaring guitar solos," -- tracks include "Never (Beverly Dr)" [ Music Video ], "The Freeze" [ Music Video ], "Offline" [ Music Video ] "J" and "Win" [ Music Video ].
The songwriter pens thoughtful, at times piercing lyrics, tied to strong melodies and catchy choruses. The band's live shows can be explosive, combining a driving arena rock sound with resonant storytelling and dynamic arrangements and resonant storytelling. Mr. Kurlander's music has been described as "a cross between Dylan and the Rolling Stones."
His sound is classic rock-- fresh but timeless. Musically, Mr. Kurlander has clearly been influenced by the great rock bands and singer-songwriters who've paved rock history, combining heartfelt lyrics reminiscent of Neil Young and John Lennon while evoking a rock sound that echoes The Who, U2 and Bruce Springsteen.
Sugar Burn Sessions is now available on iTunes, Amazon and CDBaby. The album marks the sophomore effort by the musician originally from New York City whose debut album was entitled, Work.
Also an accomplished actor Mr. Kurlander's appeared in such films as Young Guns II, Kindergarten Cop and Flatliners. [ IMDB ]
Click HERE to iTunes to listen or purchase Sugar Burn Sessions by Tom Kurlander
SUGAR BURN SESSIONS
1. Baby, I Want You
2. Bad Things
3. Never (Beverly Dr)
4. The Freeze
6. Julie (You Know Who You Are)
8. The Sweetest Clock
9. While You Were Sleeping
Words & Music by Tom Kurlander
© 2012 Tom Kurlander All Rights Reserved.
Words & Music by Tom Kurlander
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|Show Dates||Venue||Location||Tickets/Venue Links|
|March 30th, 2012||Thunderbird Cafe||Lawrenceville, PA||www.thunderbirdcafe.net/showdetails.php?eventID=350|
|March 31st, 2012||Pinos (Acoustic Show)||Point Breeze, PA||www.pino.com/events.aspx|
|April 1st, 2012||Frankie & Georgie's||Squirrel Hill, PA||www.frankieandgeorgies.com|
|April 2nd, 2012||Shadow Lounge||East Liberty, PA||www.shadowlounge.net/event/tom-kurlander-palebluesound|
|April 27th, 2012||RootStock Springfest Music Festival||Brick, NJ||www.eventbrite.com/event/1521558021|
|April 30th, 2012||Crocodile Rock Cafe||Allentown, PA||www.crocodilerockcafe.com/concert-hall|
|May 2nd, 2012||The Grog Shop||Cleveland, OH||www.grogshop.gs/2012/04/04/tom-kurlander-the-pale-blue-sound-grandvue|
|June 20th, 2012||Shadow Lounge||Pittsburgh, PA||www.shadowlounge.net/event/tom-kurlander-palebluesound-2|
|June 22nd, 2012||Bloomfield Bridge Tavern||Bloomfield, PA||www.bloomfieldbridgetavern.com|
|September 15th, 2012||Utica Music Festival||Utica, NY||www.uticamusicandartsfest.net|
|September 17th, 2012||World Cafe Live||Philadelphia, PA||www.tickets.worldcafelive.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=606|
|September 18th, 2012||The Bitter End||New York, NY||www.bitterend.com/schedule|
|December 17th, 2012||Thunderbird Cafe||Lawrenceville, PA||www.thunderbirdcafe.net/showdetails.php?eventID=350|
|January 18th ,2013||Shadow Lounge||Pittsburgh, PA||www.shadowlounge.net/event/tom-kurlander-pale-blue-sound|
|February 28th, 2013||The Brewerie (Acoustic)||Erie, PA||www.brewerie.com/upcomingevents.html|
|March 1st, 2013||Java Central (Acoustic)||Westerville, OH||www.java-central.com/live_music|
|May 2nd, 2013||Hotel Indigo Downtown Nashville (Acoustic)||Nashville, TN||www.writerartist.com/indigo.htm|
|May 3rd, 2013||Commodore Grille Nashville (Acoustic)||Nashville, TN||www.facebook.com/TheStewartsWeekendShows|
|August 3rd, 2013||Backwoods Music Blowout 2013||Butler, PA||www.facebook.com/events/603947426306571|
|August 30th, 2013||The Rex Theater||Pittsburgh, PA||www.rextheatre.com|