Kris Roe from the Ataris played an acoustic set for a packed house at Slidebar on Saturday night. The adoring crowd sang along while Roe dominated the stage. The lead singer/rythm guitarist has been touring the country doing acoustic shows while the band records their latest CD, “The Graveyard of the Atlantic”. Recording had begun in 2008.
The band’s cover of Don Henley’s “The Boys of Summer” was recently ranked Nº 2 on the Red Bull® “Top 5 Best Rock Cover Songs”.