The Pink Stones at the Raccoon Motel -- April 14.

Sunday, April 14, 6 p.m.

Raccoon Motel, 315 East Second Street, Davenport IA

With their 2023 album and sophomore release You Know Who hailed by Americana Highways as "creative, fun, and wildly original," the Georgia-based Americana talents of The Pink Stones headline an April 14 concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, their latest recording also praised by Glide magazine, which stated, "If you don’t find yourself singing along with The Pink Stones on at least a couple of these songs, then something must be amiss."

Composed of Will Anderson, Logan Brammer, Adam Wayton, Jack Colclough, and bandleader Hunter Pinkston, the ensemble is composed, as explained at, "almost entirely of Athens musicians who play in other bands around town (including former members of the Drive-By Truckers and the Glands), The Pink Stones match their frontman’s vast musical vocabulary while adding their own twists to spacey honkytonk, pedal-to-the-metal trucker anthems, and ecstatic gospel. Together, they have the range to be whatever they need to be at any given moment, embracing the spirit of musical freedom that has animated the local music scene for more than forty years. Yet The Pink Stones sound like no other Athens band. 'We have the space to be free here in Athens and do whatever we want,' says Pinkston. 'We get to do our own thing, and there are a million other really good bands doing their own things here as well. Everyone is friends with everyone else, and everyone’s doing something constantly, so you’re always hearing something new. And you always have to stay on your toes.'

"The success of their 2021 debut, Introducing…The Pink Stones, took them far away from home and kept them out on tour for long stretches. That album laid out the parameters of their sound, winning accolades from Rolling Stone, No Depression, and American Songwriter and comparisons to Gram Parsons, the Byrds, and the Grateful Dead. But when they took those songs on the road, they busted right through all of those parameters, pushing their music in new directions and coalescing into a tougher, tighter live act. Very quickly The Pink Stones developed a reputation for their raucous rock shows, and the intensity, ingenuity, and unpredictability they cultivated on stages across America informs their sophomore album."

The Pink Stones headline their Davenport engagement on April 14, admission to the 6 p.m. concert is $15.88, and tickets are available by visiting

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