Act of Congress (#1612)
Act of Congress, an acoustic band from Birmingham, Alabama, performs at the 3rd annual International Newgrass Festival in 2011. A KET production.
Saturday night, April 18 at 12:00/11:00 pm CT on KET2
Tuesday, April 21 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
The organic sound of Act of Congress combines hook-laden melodies, compelling songwriting and acoustic instrumentation that are rapidly attracting attention across the United States. With a sound considered a mixture of pop, Americana and acoustic rock, the band has performed for XM Radio, SXSW, Disney, NPR and Billboard, among others and has opened shows for John Mayer, Alan Jackson, Toby Keith and Edwin McCain.
In 2011, Act of Congress performed its original music with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. The band also performed with country music star Sara Evans and was voted one of the must-see acts of Alabama.