- June 29, 2019
- 53 Old Post Road
- Arundel, ME 04046
Rustic Overtones are a seven-piece rock band from Portland Maine with a discography that spans 20 years. The bands unique version of indie rock is strongly influenced by soul music, garage punk, jazz and psychedelic music of the 60's and 70's.
“A unique sound steeped in both Earth, Wind and Fire-style funk and late-era Beatles psychedelia." -Rolling Stone
"Rustic's firepower-a skintight rhythm section, soulful keyboards, stinging guitars, funky horns and the potent, complex, and totally engrossing voice of front-man Dave Gutter" - Billboard Magazine
The Rustic Overtones have collaborated and recorded with David Bowie, Imogen Heap, Ray Lamontagne, Eric Krasno, Funkmaster Flex and Naughty by Nature, as songwriters, multi-instrumentalists, arrangers, and composers and have toured nationally as direct support for De La Soul, Steel Pulse, and Run DMC among others.
Lyricist and front-man Dave Gutter is also a prolific songwriter, having penned songs for Aaron Neville, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, Eric Krasno, Res, Gramatik, Carlos Santana, and Eric Clapton.