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With what PopMatters describes as "tenacious swagger," critically acclaimed singer songwriter Ashleigh Flynn recently dialed up the volume and debuted an all-female rock band as a nod to the“Rosie the Riveter” archetype from WWII.
 
Ashleigh Flynn & The Riveters’ inaugural LP hit the streets in 2018 featuring a sound that hearkens back to early Stones, ‘70s psychedelic country rock, and alternately charms like a Sunday afternoon front porch session. Since releasing on Flynn’s label, Home Perm Records, the Oregon-based band has barnstormed the Western US – steadily building their audience and live sound along the way.


 

The Riveters released “Live from the Blue Moon” in June from an inspired performance at Oregon Country Fair, and are poised to continue honing their craft as a band of highly adept song assemblers who put on one hell of a show.

 

The band will take their unique brand of Americana back out on the road as COVID19 permits, having been invited to perform at High Sierra Music Festival 2022, among a host of others; and are currently recording their sophomore album with guitarist Nancy Luca (Bo Diddley, Mike Campbell) in the producer chair.

Notable Performances

Festivals

Sawtooth Family Gathering 2021

Kate Wolf  2019

Wildwood 2019

Oregon Country Fair 2019 

Missoula River Roots 2019

Palm Springs Pride 2017

Tours

Lavender Country 

Amy Ray Band

The Wood Brothers 

Hayes Carll 

Todd Snider 

Billy Joe Shaver 

Venues

The Tractor Tavern – Seattle, WA

Mississippi Studios – Portland, OR

The Lot at Zidell Yards – Portland, OR

The Sweetwater - Mill Valley, CA

Terrapin Crossroads – San Raphael, CA

Moe’s Alley – Santa Cruz, CA

Grand Ol’ Echo – Los Angeles, CA

McCabes Guitar Shop – Santa Monica, CA

The State Room – Salt Lake City, UT

The Top Hat – Missoula, MT

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Kind words

  • The “best in show” award goes to Flynn & the Riveters... Live from the Blue Moon is a glowing, spirited hootenanny that gives the people what they want - a rip-roaring good time. Elmore Magazine

  • Across twelve energetic tracks, Flynn & the Riveters seamlessly blend honky tonk country, roots rock, wash-bucket folk...jangly, raspy, loose-limbed and ambling in all the best ways. Country Queer​

  • Flynn & the Riveters’ new album, Live from the Blue Moon, spotlights their freewheeling sound with an audience of admirers. Part bluegrass, part Americana and wholly down-home... these talented ladies bring the house down. - Goldmine

  • “Ashleigh Flynn and the Riveters were a great addition to the River City Roots Fest in Missoula this summer.  They put on a great, high-energy show and the buzz is still going on.  I highly recommend these women.  I know that we will be seeing them in Missoula again.” Ellen Buchanan, Director -  River City Roots Festival 2019

  • “Ashleigh Flynn & the Riveters laid down one of the best sets of this years festival, Tight professional rollicking Americana that defies geography. From the soul of the City to the call from the Holler you won’t find a better band.” - Brian Keogh – Mainstage Coordinator, Oregon Country Fair 2019 

  • Ashleigh's new record is KILLER. She is in top form with one hell of a band. – Oliver Wood 

  • ​​Flynn & the Riveters come out of the gate rocking. The inner sleeve carries the tagline, “songs assembled here,” and that’s no lie. – No Depression 

  Versatile Options

The Riveters are an army of accomplished musicians, available in multiple configurations (solo to seven-piece combo): 

  • Carmen Paradise – bass, vocals

  • Liz Chibucos – electric guitar, vocals

  • Jenny Conlee – piano, keys, organ

  • Nancy Luca – electric guitar

  • Kat Fountain – harmonica, vocals

  • Zanny Geffel - drums