Tuesday October 25th is a night of great songwriters at Red Light Café. Two of Atlanta’s favorites, Reverend Hylton coming off of his Summer tour and Chilly Winds (Miguel Olascuaga of Atlanta’s Blood On The Harp). Joining them will be NYC songwriter Riley Pinkerton as she travels through Atlanta on her Fall tour.
$7 Adv – $10 Door
Doors @ 7 PM
All ticket sales are final. No refunds.
Reverend Justin Hylton has toured the nation with his songs of relatable tales of life experiences. Heartbreak, addiction, traveling and having a good time are the substance of his melodic musical, lyrical and vocal writings.
From the stage to the crowd, a real performance is heard. Real words, sung by a real man, with real meaning make for an authentic time shared by both Justin and the crowd.
As a guitarist, Justin’s musical influences started at a young age. “I have been interested in music for most of my life. At the age of 16 I was getting into a lot of trouble and my mom would send me to my Grandfathers. That was where I learned to play the guitar. My grandfather was learning the banjo and we would sit on the porch and pick for days.” I started writing immediately.
A Georgia native, Justin has lived and traveled the United States. Currently living Atlant, Georgia, being an artist has paved the way for him to express himself, “It helps me stay sane in a sometimes insane world.”.
Justin finds new influences every day by listening to music and getting deep into the lyrics and feelings behind different songs. Justin is always looking for something new and feels the creative undertone of the music he hears. Anyone who can express themselves in their own way is the cornerstone of his influence.
Riley Pinkerton is a singer-songwriter based in NYC. In January 2016 Pinkerton released her debut EP titled "Do You Have A Car," recorded at Yes, Master Studios in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Brian Carroll of Folk/Americana music review site, Red Line Roots, described Pinkerton's "Do You Have A Car" as "Beautiful in the simplicity of its execution, but profound all the while in how she can make you feel so much with so little in a few guitar lines and a voice..." and "Moving, poignant, [and] ethereal...” Since the release of her debut EP, Pinkerton has been touring throughout the continental U.S. When home, Pinkerton continues writing and recording demos in anticipation of her debut full-length album.
"She’s an artist that writes songs that are tenacious, yet tender. They scratch and claw one moment, only to lay submissively at your feet the very next..." says Chip McCabe of music review blog, The Metal Dad. Lyrically inspired by human behavior, mental processes, and human interactions on an individual scale, Pinkerton catalogues interactions between society and the natural world, and their ensuing consequences. Composing on and self-accompanied by guitar, she weaves comparative, poetic fictional tales and often cautionary, melodic short story songs, in addition to metaphorical and cathartic pieces.