Back to Nebraska this summer!

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“Omaha, NE—This Thursday, July 20, Omaha Performing Arts’ Jazz on the Green series will host The Sugar Thieves. The Phoenix based band started as a duo between Meredith Moore, originally from Omaha, and guitarist Mike Lander in 2006. They gained notoriety after playing blues competitions in Phoenix and eventually Memphis, Tennessee, and since then their music has achieved international appeal, Moore said. “We’ve traveled all over the world together, we’ve been on two European tours and have had some amazing …
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“2 Cups” CD Release – May 26

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Guitarist Mikel Lander and vocalist Meredith Moore originally met in 2006 through a mutual friend at a Tempe house party. It may not have been a meet-cute sort of encounter (and Lander initially rebuffed Moore’s invitation to jam together) but it wound up changing both of their lives forever. The couple, who’ve been married for a few years now, form the core of The Sugar Thieves, one of the Valley’s best roots/blues acts the serve up “meat shakin’” sounds that …
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European Tour 2015

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The Sugar Thieves are proud to announce we’re headed back to Europe from March 28-April 12 March 27 – Les nuits du blues an Abbeville March 28 – Poisvilliers (private party) March 29 – Venue Le temps des crises in Beaumont en Veyron April 1-2-3 – Le Bateleur – Nieul sur mer (Near La Rochelle) – With our friends Manu and Amelie! April 4th – Salaise festival April 11 – Nuit du blues au feminin in Bondues – Near Lille …
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Watermelon Slim Feb 28

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Watermelon Slim Solo Performance with special guests, the Sugar Thieves WATERMELON SLIM burst onto the international blues scene in 2005 when he was nominated by the BLUES MUSIC AWARDS as ‘Newcomer of the Year’. Between 2007 and 2011, he received 17 other nominations from the same organization, winning the ‘Album of the Year’ and ‘Band of the Year’ in 2008. There have been many more awards and honors bestowed on this master of this most original genre of American music. …
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LIVE Video Shoot / NEW Sugar Thieves Songs Jan 10

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Join us on Jan 10th for a very unique Sugar Thieves concert! This show will feature new material, and will be shot LIVE in front of YOU! Banana Gun will also be performing. Doors at 8pm. No Cover before 10pm. The concert will be at: LAST EXIT LIVE 717 S. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ, 85004 Saturday January 10 8pm doors, no cover before 10pm

Headed back to Europe!

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It’s official! The Sugar Thieves are headed back to France this spring from March 25 to April 13. Tour dates will be posted shortly, including some pretty cool festivals. Tell you friends on the other side of the ocean! Also, for the second year in a row, Phoenix Magazine has named the Sugar Thieves 2014’s Best Band! Here’s a quote: No knob-twisting. All soul. The Sugar Thieves embody the energy of early rock and soul music, harking back to an …
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“Best Local Band” – Phoenix Magazine

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The Sugar Thieves are proud to have been voted “Best Local Band” by Phoenix Magazine! “The Sugar Thieves .. alchemize blues, jazz, country, folk and other roots music traditions into a single foot-stompin’, hand-clappin’, meat-shakin’ bowl of soul.“ Check out the full article here

The Sugar Thieves on PBS!

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The Sugar Thieves were recently featured on PBS’ “Songwriters’ Showcase” program, performing at Tempe Center for the arts. Check it out! Also, scroll down to see what they wrote about The Sugar Thieves in this month’s Phoenix Magazine. The September issue of Phoenix Magazine contains a great article about Jazz and Blues in Phoenix, including a great profile of the Sugar Thieves. Here’s a quote: “The fabric flower in Sugar Thieves singer Meridith Moore’s hair is fist-sized and blood-red. To …
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Back in the USA!

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The Sugar Thieves are back from a fantastic tour in France. From the South in Cahors, to the West in La Rochelle, to the streets of Paris, the Thieves were welcomed with open arms and well received by all. Special thanks to Robert Mauriès in Cahors, to Cécile, Carlos, Olive, and Laurence at Electric Lotus, and to our extended family at the Schwa des Artistes. We are booked to return next year, and can’t wait! Our big announcement: Our guitar …
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