Daniel Donato’s Cosmic Country Performs IamAVL ‘Echo Sessions’ Set [Full Video]
March 13, the day after a performance in Asheville, NC’s The gray eaglehonky-tonk psychedelic singer-songwriter / cowboy Daniel Donat and his outlaw outfit, Cosmic Countrystuck around Asheville for a Echo sessions performance with IamAVL. Today, live for live music is thrilled to bring you the full on-demand session for the first time.
Donato kicked off the session by hurtling down the track with frantic fingering on an instrumental opener “Locomotive No. 9”. From there, he and Cosmic Country rode through a 90-minute performance, sampling their rapidly growing catalog. A number of songs like “Rose In A Garden”, “Half Moon Night” and “Gotta Get Southbound” have yet to chart in Donato’s prodigious touring schedule, both with Cosmic Country and the More problems tribute to the Allman Brothers Group– keep him out of the studio. The band plans to record the 2021 sequel Cosmic Country and Western Songs in November with the producer Vance Powell (Phish, Jack White, Chris Stapleton) for a 2023 release date.
Between songs, Donato emitted his nubile charm as he encouraged viewers to curl up on their favorite IKEA, Restoration Hardware or Goodwill furniture with nachos or Maruchan ramen and have fun with them. In addition to his friendly banter, Donato showed off his stylistic range with songs on all sorts of topics, including lust (“I’ve Always Been A Lover”), murder (“Darlin’ Cory”), and more. again, all filtered through its catchy blend of cosmic country. Donato also identified the link of his influences with his interpretation of the Grateful Dead-favored Johnny Cash tune, “Big River”.
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Daniel Donato’s Cosmic Country will continue to climb the ranks of live tours with a headlining show at Anton’s Discotheque in Austin (8/24) as well as sets in live on green in Nashville (9/5), The call of the ocean (10/2), and a joint fall tour with kitchen dwellers. Donato already has a lot to look forward to next year, with Trouble No More dates on the books as well as Cosmic Country sets at Gov’t Muleit is island exodus and Jam Cruise.
Discover the new IamAVL Echo sessions performance of Daniel Donato’s Cosmic Country and check out the full list of tour dates here.
IamAVL Echo sessions with Cosmic Country by Daniel Donato – Full Show