After spending the last two months writing new music, Avon Dale will return to Ardent Studios in Midtown Memphis to record a new EP. They will be working with Mike Wilson on developing a four song project. “We’re really excited to get back into the Ardent“, states McCarter, “the place is filled with so much history, it just has a incredible vibe, and it’s right down the block from our house.” Ardent has a long history of producing great music. Platinum Albums line the walls from artists such as Al Green, ZZ Top, Big Star, and Led Zeppelin. Avon Dale will call studio A (pictured below) of Ardent home for the first week of October. Avon Dale bassist Andrew Allen will be joining the band for his first Avon Dale recordings. Also, joining the band is pianist Matt Welch. Alec Heist summed up the band members overall attitudes in a simple way, “We’ve never been this prepared going into a recording session and we can’t wait to hear the final product.

Ardent A

Avon Dale’s next live show will be Halloween weekend in Nashville, TN! 12th and Porter will be there host on Saturday November 1st. 12th and Porter is one of the more premier venues to play in Tennessee. Neil Young, Kings of Leon, and Ben Folds have been featured there in the past. They will take the stage with two other bands for a night of good music with great people. Bring your costume and come party!

House of Blues

Avon Dale Returns to Memphis

First off, a big thank you to all of those who made it out to the House of Blues! We had the biggest and best crowd of the festival. What a wonderful way to end the summer! After spending the summer on the road, Avon Dale will return to their home in Memphis for a couple of shows and a week long stay at Ardent Studios.


Catch the guys at Newbys on Saturday August 23rd in midtown Memphis or at The Blind Bear in downtown Memphis on Saturday September 5th– even better, make it to both!