LUMBERTON — Lumberton-based band Big Daddy Drive will debut its album “Long Road” with a concert on Aug. 13 in Fayetteville.
The concert will be held at 9 p.m. at the Doghouse Bar & Grill, and all attendees will receive a free CD. The cost is $5 at the gate.
“The release date of the CD online is officially Aug. 16, a few days after the concert,” said guitarist Josh Bryant. “However, we are excited to put it in people’s hands on Aug. 13.”
The opening act, Dirty Kin, will play at 8 p.m.
Big Daddy Driver’s CD will be available at several retail outlets in eastern North Carolina and online through iTunes, Amazon, Napster, Rhapsody and other digital distributors.
“We were literally working on the CD right up until we put it in the mail to the manufacturer,” said drummer Mark Schwarze. “The show was booked and we worked day and night to meet the deadline, but we couldn’t be happier with how everything came out.”
Big Daddy Drive consists of Jami Moore, lead vocals and guitar; Keith Ross, lead guitar; John Gales, bass; Bryant, guitar; and Schwarze, drums. The band has been together for almost six years and has toured extensively through North Carolina and South Carolina. The band describes its music as a blend of their rock and Southern rock.
Links to the CD will be on the band’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bigdaddydrive.
“This is a big show for us,” Schwarze said. “We have put two years of work into this CD and we are excited to share it with our fans.”