Adam Holt

Adam Holt

 Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA
BandCountryRock

Adam Holt's music is a mix of artistic expression, blending blues, rock-n-roll, roots, soul, and Americana. His songwriting matches his undeniable character...honest, to-the-point, and convincing.

Biography

Adam Holt has made a living playing in bars since before he was old enough to be in a bar and he’s carved his own solid niche on the Gulf Coast with his live shows, his original music, and his southern hospitality.

Take some Alabama red clay rock and roll, Mississippi blues, New Orleans gumbo funk, and Tennessee country, throw in such varied influences as British blues invasion, psychedelic rock and 80’s hair metal, then stir it up in a Gibson Les Paul and turn it up to eleven!

From Robert Johnson to Dr. John to Tom Petty to Van Halen, Peter Frampton to Led Zeppelin, Adam’s varied influences make a mean fuel for the engine of his unique style, and he’s charting his own musical course.

Holt’s newly released 4th studio album, The Sunday Troubadour, has ushered in a fresh but familiar sound he calls ‘New Southern Rock’. With its 10-song mix bag of Nashville sing-along’s played through a Marshall half stack, this new genre is appreciated by those too rock-n-roll for country, and vice versa. Holt’s earthy baritone voice and lightning fast guitar hands, make authentic roots music with melodies that are easy to wrap your heart around and hard to let go of.

Adam Holt has played with a non-stop rock-a-holic attitude throughout the Southern U.S., from major music festivals to hole-in-the-wall juke joints. Every fan is considered a friend and every venue is equally important. He’s shared the stage with legends and locals. His live shows have been seen by loyal fans across the south, while his recorded is music is continually being discovered by new friends internationally.

Adam is a young veteran in the studio as well. He is a sought after session player, producer and mix engineer by artists throughout the south. His partnership in Dancing Dog Studio in southern Alabama has provided him a home for his recording, producing, and mixing endeavors. Through whatever outlet he uses, his musical goals have an appetite for quality, passion, and substance.

Discography

2010: The Sunday Troubadour
2005: This is Adam Holt
2002: Who I Am
2000: Love is Patient

Set List

Adam Holt and his band, 'The Sunday Troubadours', can play an all original show or just add some to a mostly cover show. Fans will hear a wide variety of songs ranging from Johnny Cash to John Mayer, ZZ Top to James Brown, and the Beatles to Peter Frampton. And the only place around that a fan can hear a live reproduction of Peter Frampton's famous "Do You Feel Like I Do" is at one of Holt's shows. Unless of course they want to see Frampton himself in concert.

Classic/Southern Rock

Peter Frampton – Do You Feel Like We Do, Show Me the Way
Jimi Hendrix – All Along the Watchtower, Voodoo Chile, Little Wing
Aerosmith – Sweet Emotion
Steppenwolf – Magic Carpet Ride
Eric Clapton – Sunshine of Your Love, Knockin' on Heaven's Door
Steve Miller – The Joker, Keep on Rockin' Me, Jet Airliner
Black Crowes – Hard to Handle
Lynyrd Skynyrd – Sweet Home Alabama, Freebird
Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here
ZZ Top – La Grange, Cheap Sunglasses, Just Got Paid
Santana – Black Magic Woman
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