Thursday, August 21
Theo Katzman’s debut album “Romance Without Finance” is nine songs of raw emotion with utter sincerity created in the vision of marrying elegance and grit, raw and refined. Theo is a masterful songwriter taking his memories, loved ones and places in his travels and effortlessly transforming them into melodies with one unified artistic statement. A scholar from the prestigious University of Michigan Music School and multi-instrumentalist, Theo played drums, guitar, and the majority of the bass on “Romance Without Finance”. During his college experience Theo was a member of My Dear Disco and performed at numerous national festivals including SXSW. Eventually leaving the band in 2009 to pursue his solo career and become a music educator and mentor teaching drums, guitar and bass in Ann Arbor. In Theo’s brief career since becoming solo artist he has achieved unprecedented success by performed at the heralded Ann Arbor Folk Festival and sold out venues from New York City to California. Theo recently moved to Brooklyn with his Fender, his drums, a new record, and the ambition to start earning the respect of listeners one by one.
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