Artist Spotlight: Frontier Ruckus
A weekly showcase featuring local musicians.
Name: Frontier Ruckus
Line up: Matthew Milia, vocals and guitar; David Jones, banjo; Zachary Nichols, trumpet, musical saw and keys; Anna Burch, vocals and bass.
Sound: Dreamy folk/pop
Media darlings: This Detroit-based Americana band has been praised by Rolling Stone as being “the perfect recipe for Gothic Americana” and Cleveland Scene said singer Mathew Milia’s vocals have a “dreamy, twangy quality.” The title track to the band’s new album “Enter the Kingdom” debuted exclusively on Billboard.com last month.
Next:Frontier Ruckus will celebrate the release of “Enter the Kingdom” on Saturday at the Ark, 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. Songwriter Libby DeCamp will open the show, which starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15. Call (734) 761-1451 or visit theark.org.