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Lew Apollo, Adam Johnson


Central Machine Works

2024-06-22 6:00PM

Price

Free

Venue Info


Central Machine Works
4824 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX 78702

Artists

Lew Apollo

BluesRockSoul/RnB

Losing his Father and friend to suicide in 2022 served as the catalyst for Lew to write and speak about the common struggles of depression, temptation, and anxiety. Born and raised in rural Northern Minnesota, he highlights themes of isolation and mental entrapment. Lewis adopted the moniker "Lew" as a tribute to his Father, who used it endearingly.

Helplessness is conveyed in Lew Apollo's debut single "TROUBLE ON MY MIND"; a cry for help from one's own mind. Lew's raspy vocal pairs with his equally raspy, hypnotic guitar lick serving as a Neo-Blues/Roots Rock call and response. This genre-bending...

Losing his Father and friend to suicide in 2022 served as the catalyst for Lew to write and speak about the common struggles of depression, temptation, and anxiety. Born and raised in rural Northern Minnesota, he highlights themes of isolation and mental entrapment. Lewis adopted the moniker "Lew" as a tribute to his Father, who used it endearingly.

Helplessness is conveyed in Lew Apollo's debut single "TROUBLE ON MY MIND"; a cry for help from one's own mind. Lew's raspy vocal pairs with his equally raspy, hypnotic guitar lick serving as a Neo-Blues/Roots Rock call and response. This genre-bending debut single off his debut EP combines Blues Rock, Indie-Soul, with the beat and production of Vapor-Soul and R&B. A result of playing hundreds of live shows as a soul-blues trio in Austin, TX and a long-time collaboration with . Losing loved ones to suicide in 2022 brought a new meaning to "TROUBLE ON MY MIND"; a general summary of fear and temptation quickly transformed into a metaphor of suicidal thoughts and the everlasting mental struggle.

Climbing the ranks in the Duluth, Minneapolis, and recently Austin TX Blues and Soul scenes, Lew has transferred his focus from primarily performing live, to writing and recording captivating songs about internal problems. Co-written and Produced by , Lew Apollo is releasing his anticipated debut EP April 2023. His leading single "TROUBLE ON MY MIND" is out 2/3/23.


Adam Johnson

No bio available for Adam Johnson.


Genres

Blues
Rock
Soul/RnB

About the Venue

Central Machine Works, the hip Eastside brewery, beer garden, and live music venue, is a sprawling space with lots (and lots) of indoor and patio seating. Forged from the bones of a former machine shop, Central Machine Works is a conversation piece as well as one of the best patios in town.


Features

All Ages
Dog Friendly
Drinks For Sale
Food For Sale
Indoor Stage
Restrooms

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