- August 23, 2013 - Posted by Meridith Moore - No Tags
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 someone standing behind the sea of shaking butts at the Rhythm Room on a frisky-hot Friday night, Moore’s flower looks like a human heart beating under bright stage lights. She tilts her head back and lets a soulful note go, evoking the sadness of Billie Holliday with the throaty strength of blues belter Koko Taylor. Her bandmates – dressed dapper in vests, ties, and smart black hats – create a blur of hands picking blue notes on guitar, plucking on upright bass strings, and pounding on piano keys. The Sugar Thieves’ slogan, “Arizona’s finest meat-shakin’ blues band,” makes metaphorical sense…”
Click here for the full article on Phoenixmag.com