Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats’ ‘S.O.B.’

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Nathaniel Rateliff LP CoverWe first heard Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats in the summer of 2015 on SiriusXM and immediately liked the man’s attitude. “Son-of-a-bitch… give me a drink!” I mean, what’s not to like there?

This slice of Americana/indie folk-rock is a toe-tappin’ song from the big-hearted, bearded singer from Missouri, now based in Denver.

The song hit #1 on the AAA format and #4 Alternative on, and #2 Rock song on Thanks to repeated spins, “S.O.B.” was certified Gold. The band’s self-titled album was released in 2015 on Stax/Fantasy.

The band formed in 2013 and there’s definitely a buzz about them.

This hometown performance at Denver’s Fillmore Auditorium shows the band blasting “S.O.B.” and then deftly segueing to The Band’s “The Shape I’m In.”

After putting in a lot of time on the road, the band’s hard work has paid off. Exactly two years since its release, the debut, self-titled album from Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats has officially been certified Gold, signifying sales of 500,000 albums in the U.S.

(Photo: Rett Rogers; used with permission)

They have plenty of dates the rest of this year including a performance at Farm Aid. Highly recommended. Tickets are available here and here.

Sep 01 – Belly Up – Aspen, CO
Sep 02 – Jazz Aspen – Aspen, CO
Sep 08 – GarpFest (Folk Set) – Maquoketa, IA
Sep 09 – GarpFest (Full Band Set) – Maquoketa, IA
Sep 10 – Loufest-  St. Louis, MO
Sep 11 – Express Live – Columbus, OH
Sep 13 – State Theater – Ithaca, NY
Sep 14 – City Folk – Ottawa, Canada
Sep 16 = Farm Aid – Burgettstown, PA
Sep 17 – Outlaw Music Fest – Camden, NJ
Sep 30 – Pioneer Square (KNRK Oktoberfest) – Portland, OR
Oct 27 – Hulaween Live – Oak, FL
Oct 28 – Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park – Tampa, FL
Oct 29 – Soul Kitchen – Mobile, AL
Oct 31 – Coca Cola Roxy – Atlanta, GA
Nov 01 – Alabama Theater – Birmingham, AL

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