Welcome to the Congregation.
Get ready for a service the likes of which you’ve never attended before, where the message is served up by Clayton Bellamy & The Congregation through a high-octane blend of gospel, R&B and riff-driven hard rock, and the only requirement for membership is the willingness to worship at the altar of love.
Born out of the belly of the South in the blackest swamp in the Delta. Baptized in Rock n Roll and bathed in the Truth. Covered in the Holy Spirit and Voodoo magic. Raised to do one thing and one thing only, deliver the good news of Peace, Love, and Rock n Roll and raise up the people of the world to join the Congregation…
Clayton Bellamy & The Congregation are an award winning band coming at you from Nashville, Tennessee.
Their latest single ‘Resistorz’ has been sending our speakers into meltdown since it was released back in May.
Audiences will know Bellamy from The Road Hammers and from his solo records, “But they don’t know this,” he says. “It’s like I’ve finally found my music, a mixture of all my favourite bands in one – Aerosmith, Otis Redding, the Allmans, the Stones, The Beatles.”
“I felt I had to shed my skin, strip away fifteen years of writing country songs and draw from a different well.”
But this is not a country record. Characterized by jagged rock and roll edges and Aerosmith-worthy riffs, Welcome to the Congregation is a no holds barred rock and roll tent revival, music Bellamy intends to lose himself in completely on stage, and invite audiences to do the same. “That’s the whole idea. It’s rock and roll church. We’re bringing the gospel and I’m the preacher man.”
That’s a persona Bellamy’s going to live to the limit on stage when he comes rumbling through your town with his ten-piece band, and all part of his mission to grow the congregation and, most importantly, bring the love. “It seems strange to have to repeat it, but we really have to love up on one another and that’s
Are you ready to join the congregation?
Saturday July 13th
Big Four Roadhouse, Calgary, Alberta
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