"[The Cold Year] is a three-piece band that combines the storytelling of the singer/songwriter golden age of the 1970’s, with smoke-filled ballroom bastard jazz of the 1940’s with modern day indie rock..."”

Madness to Creation

The Cold Year

The Cold Year mixes the raw power and DIY attitude of garage rockers with an obsession for jazz. All of this comes bundled with dark poignant songwriting, and a raucous, irreverent live show that's sure to make you feel things you thought you had buried long ago.  
 

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Stage Plot and Input List

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Lead Guitar / Lead Vocals

  • 1 boom stand with vocal mic
  • 1 boom stand without mic or mic clip
  • 1 2x12 combo

Bass Guitar / Backup Vocals

  • 1 boom stand with vocal mic
  • 1 DI box
  • 1 2x10 cab

Drums / Backup Vocals

  • 1 boom stand with vocal mic
  • 1 kick mic
  • 1 snare mic
  • 2 tom mics
  • 1 overhead

Inquiries

Contact

Email: contact@thecoldyear.com

Phone: 801-400-9532

 

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The Cold Years debut album "Praise the Goat"

The Cold Years debut album "Praise the Goat"

Matt Skaggs - Lead vocals and guitar

Matt Skaggs - Lead vocals and guitar

Mitch Shepherd - Bass

Mitch Shepherd - Bass

Columbia Jones - Drums and backup vocals

Columbia Jones - Drums and backup vocals

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