Like a hungry beast, Fat Maw Rooney has been devouring audiences for the past six years with their voracious live shows and powerful albums. Their shows are marked by intense energy, tight harmonies, and spontaneous creativity, which never fails to excite. While live energy is their trademark, songwriting is what keeps Fat Maw Rooney fans coming back for more.
Effectively combining elements of blues, rock, and funk, the band continues to forge their own ‘northern rock’ sound. Old fans have come to expect Fat Maw to surprise them every time, and new listeners are left wishing they knew the words so they could sing along with the rest.
Fat Maw Rooney is currently spending time in the studio working towards the release of their forthcoming album “Working Man’s Radio”. Due for a fall 2009 release, the album is being produced by celebrated touring and recording artist Willy Porter. The widespread excitement for Fat Maw Rooney’s third studio album is creating a buzz that has propelled the band into a productive and prosperous 2009 touring season.
Fat Maw Rooney has shared billing with bands such as Trey Anastasio, Widespread Panic, String Cheese Incident, the Black Crows, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Los Lobos, and many others. They have toured with Particle and Everyone Orchestra, and continue to keep a regular and rigorous national touring schedule apart from organizing two festivals each year including Fat Fest, their flagship event, and Operation Adaptation, an event promoting sustainable living. Their audiences and festivals continue to grow as Fat Maw Rooney carves its way to the next level of songwriting, performance, and production.