Alex Boatman & The Boatmen

Alex Boatman & The Boatmen

 Syracuse, New York, USA

Alex Boatman compares to artists such as Darius Rucker and Dave Matthews with his broad range of emotional music. Rock, pop, folk, or funk, every song paints its own picture. With a passionate voice, clever lyrics, and an undeniable enjoyment for entertaining Boatman's music & energy are contagious!


***You are now listening to brand new, unreleased, material by Alex Boatman & The Boatmen! The recordings of 'Bee', 'Blessed', 'Gonna Find My Way Home', and 'Tanlines' took place in March 2012 at Subcat Studios in Syracuse, NY and will be part of the highly anticipated new album!***

Fronted by the tall and talented Alex Boatman, this 4-piece rock band in their late 20’s, are drawing comparisons to Maroon 5 and Dave Matthews with their wide range of catchy emotional music. Combining both originals, and popular classic & modern rock songs, audiences are always entertained with 100% Rock n’ Row!

“…compares Boatman's earthy voice and songwriting style to Darius Rucker, the country singer who got his initial burst of fame while fronting Hootie and the Blowfish.”–Mark Bialczak,

**Alex Boatman & The Boatmen had an impressive 2011 and plan to make 2012 even bigger & better!**

2011 Shows include:
- Syracuse’s famous Dinosaur BBQ: 5 separate rocking times: Thursday/Friday nights.
- Twice at Coleman’s Authentic Irish Pub: A Halfway to St Paddy’s performance, and a Halloween weekend gig.
- The New York State Fair in front of hundreds at the WCNY stage in The Chevy Court.
- Caz Ski Jam in Cazenovia, NY alongside other great acts: Dark Hollow, Sophistafunk, and The Ryan Montbleau Band
- New Years Eve weekend at Station 58 Alex opened up for SIRSY by request.
*The Boatmen, in the past, have also performed at Syracuse Suds in Armory, and at Harborfest, Old City Hall, and Greene’s up in Oswego, NY.

"The undeniable enjoyment Boatman has on stage is contagious, always giving his audience something to dance, sing and smile about. Boatman's voice radiates with a genuine passion and his song lyrics are clever and catchy."

Boatman talks about his newest single entitled 'Blessed':
It is a catchy, upbeat, and fun song showcasing the positive perception I have on my life. The song is very relatable and tends to grab the attention of any listener with an optimistic outlook on life. Combining simple and significant lyrics that reference overcoming adversity, never giving up, and the desire to grab life by the horns, you too will be “celebrating life!” after listening.

*Blessed is now available for download on iTunes*


Alex Boatman - 'Blessed' (Single)
*Available on iTunes*

Alex Boatman @ Cow Hill Studios EP -
'Micro Cap', 'Alone', 'Real Smart', 'Backfire', 'Path of Light (omit)', 'Marks from My Beard'

The Boatmen (self-titled debut album, recorded at Subcat Studios) - 'Headspin', 'You & Me', 'Carolyn', 'Depressed', 'Hysterical Laughter', 'Cosmic Destruction', 'MORE', 'In A Tree', 'In An Alley'
*Available on iTunes*

Set List

'Little Lion Man', 'The Cave' - Mumford & Sons
'You Can't Do That', 'From Me to You', 'Day Tripper' - Beatles
'Santeria' - Sublime
'Short Skirt Long Jacket' - Cake
'Scar Tissue', 'Under The Bridge', 'Universally Speaking' - Red Hot Chili Peppers
'Magic Carpet Ride' - Steppenwolf
'Runnin Down a Dream', 'Won't Back Down' - Tom Petty
'Folsom Prison Blues' - Johnny Cash
'Cocaine' - Eric Clapton
'Been Caught Stealin' - Janes Addiction
'Bad Things' - Jace Everett
'Chicken Fried' - Zac Brown Band
'Sunshine' - Jonathan Edwards
'Fire' - Hendrix
'Only Wanna Be With You' - Hootie
and MORE.....

Blessed, Headspin, You & Me, Carolyn, Hysterical Laughter, Cosmic Destruction, In a Tree, In an Alley, Micro Cap, Real Smart, Path of Light (omit), Marks From My Beard, Alone, Backfire, Potholes, Suicidal Bee, Tan Lines, Purple Room, Palace of Love, Gonna Find My Way Home, 4-Leaf Clover, Heaven on Earth, Trying To Make a Difference