Ken Leighton 12:30 p.m., Feb. 21
The Petty Saints
RIYL: The Drags, Youth Envy
- "Coffee music" · Nov. 20, 2018
Inception: El Cajon, 2017
Influences: Bob Seeger, Bruce Springsteen, the Clash, the Gaslight Anthem, the Menzingers
"We're with Bob Seeger in that we like that old time rock 'n' roll," says the Petty Saints, a rock quartet that describes their music as "earnest working class anthems, with the heart of the Boss and the scrappiness of Strummer."
Singer/guitarist Ciaran O’Reilly moved from the UK to San Diego in 2016. “Although I was raised in London, my family was Irish, and we were raised singing Irish songs. The quality of the songs is what always mattered most to me.” The band also features guitarist Brett Reeves (the Drags), and two former members of Youth Envy, drummer Chaz Riley and bassist Dan Rucker.
Their album Wild Young Love was released in 2018.
- Wild Young Love