The Carvers’ second release, the full length “Surf and Stomp Combo,” really runs the bases and back to the dugout. A wide assortment of surf rock music, the album feels like a greatest hits collection from a band that’s been around a long time, even though The Carvers have only been together for about three […]
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The Carvers, an eclectic young five-man band from Wilmington, revved up a standing-room-only crowd on Jan. 19 at Jack of the Wood pub in downtown Asheville.
The 18th annual festival, Nov. 8- 11 in downtown Wilmington, will kick off with a launch party from 5-9 p.m. Sunday for its donors, volunteers, pass holders, filmmakers and sponsors. The party will feature a cash bar, free food and music by The Carvers.
The Carvers, self-described and rightfully dubbed a “surf and stomp combo,” are a quintet who play both originals and covers. They play a curious blend of surf/garage rock funk that creates a solid, boot-stompin’, hip-shakin’ rock ‘n’ roll reverb sound.
The Carvers, a local surf rock five-man band, has taken the stage clad in uniform red shirts with a pocket crest. With smooth riffs, light-hearted lyrics and a nod to their precursors, The Carvers breathe new life into the 45-year-old music genre that is surf rock.
Though dated in the 1960’s, the groovy, spooky sound cultivated from jangly guitars, cathedral keyboards and bashing drums remains timeless, and in part, ethereal. It’s reared its head locally in spectacular fashion in a band called The Carvers, a name that’s both innocuous and curious. They just released an infectious and sometimes stark EP called […]