Dead Winter Carpenters
Hailing from the shores of North Lake Tahoe, Dead Winter Carpenters is a rollicking, high-‐energy, roots-‐infused band that represent everything the American west stands for. With an unbridled spirit and an authentic approach to the art of songwriting, the five-‐piece captures the freedom of the road with the kind of energy that has made legends.
Defying musical boundaries, DWC seamlessly blends Americana roots-‐rock and a tinge of straightforward ‘tell-‐it-‐like-‐it-‐is’ alt. country for hard-‐hitting performances that are as edgy as they are whimsical…the epitome of what live music is all about. Utilizing choice influences ranging from throughout rock history and the traditional fiddle tunes of earlier times, these artists push and pull on musical boundaries with top-notch live performances while walking the line with and unexpected, world music flair. In fact, DWC is known for dropping a little hip-hop and reggae into the band’s roots rock performance.
In just one short year on the road, DWC poised with an arsenal of original material and an unyielding tour schedule, has captivate audiences and rapidly built up a rabid fan base that has garnered considerable national success for the project and with top level festival and theater dates booked around the country.
DWC has performed at High Sierra Music Festival, Strawberry Music Festival, Yarmonygrass, Oyster Ridge Music Festival, and Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Festival. DWC has also shared bills with the likes of The Young Dubliners, Kyle Hollingsworth of Sting Cheese Incident, Hot Buttered Rum, Poor Man’s Whiskey and many others.
The five-piece outfit consists of fiddler Jenni Charles, upright bassist Dave Lockhart, guitarists Jesse Dunn and Sean Duerr and drummer Ryan Davis.