May 14, 2015

Empires - Interview

By Bob Suehs

www.rocknrollexperience.com

Saturday, May 23rd in Washington, DC at U Street Music Hall EMPIRES are opening for Geographer. I had the opportunity to ask EMPIRES guitarist Tom Conrad a few question and here’s what he had to say.

Rock N Roll Experience: Describe Empires in 5 words or less.

Tom Conrad: Like riding a bronco.

Rock N Roll Experience: Where do you call home?

Tom Conrad: Chi town

Rock N Roll Experience: How long will your current tour keep you on the road?

Tom Conrad: 5 weeks

Rock N Roll Experience: Do you have any big plans for a Summer tour?

Tom Conrad: Festivals and more sweaty clubs.

Rock N Roll Experience: Do you relate more to the current music scene or the older scene?

Tom Conrad: Older. Like the baby boomers.

Rock N Roll Experience: What can fans expect for the DC show this Saturday?

Tom Conrad: Bring a towel.

Rock N Roll Experience: As an opening act on this tour have you experienced any crowds that didn't like your material?

Tom Conrad: Yes, Chicago. Total stiff city.

Rock N Roll Experience: What's on the horizon for Empires?

Tom Conrad: summahhhh festivals!

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