LARA HOPE & THE ARK-TONES
Winner of the 2017 Ameripolitan Music Award for Best Female Rockabilly Artist, and named the “Best Up-And-Coming Band” by Hudson Valley Magazine, Lara Hope and the Ark-Tones are New York’s premier roots rock n’ roll, rockabilly, rhythm & blues outfit. Born from a hybrid of Lara’s former rockabilly band The Champtones, and upright bassist Matt’s international psychobilly act, The Arkhams, The Ark-Tones hit the ground running in 2012 and haven’t slowed down since.
Lara Hope was featured on the cover of UK Rock n’ Roll magazine in March 2015, and New York’s Ulster Magazine in March 2016. The band has shared the stage with many well-known acts including Tiger Army, Gary US Bonds, America, Big Sandy, and Wayne Hancock, amongst others, and has performed at at a variety of national festivals including Viva Las Vegas, Ink n Iron, and The Nashville Boogie. The band is also known for their visually arresting videos - “Whiskey Pick” (from their debut album) and “I’m the One” were official selections in the 2014 and 2016 Woodstock Film Festival.
RESPONSIBLE AGENT: BETTY LEINEN