Sara Robinson and the Midnight Special

Artist bio

Heavy over-driven slide guitar, a tight dynamic rhythm section and a strong soulful voice that wails over it all.

Sara Robinson and the Midnight Special drive their own brand of Blues Rock & Roll that has been captivating audiences with every live show. Based out of Tempe, Arizona this four piece draws influences from 60's-70's Rock & Roll, Blues, Soul & Funk and layers them with strong hooks and big choruses.

Sara Robinson, Brandon Croft, Evan Knisely and Brenden McBride have all been drawn to each other by their passion to perform. From the start they wrote constantly before playing their first show, constructing a set that did exactly what they set out to do. They continued to evolve locally show after show testing out new material and exploring the boundaries of their sound. Their self titled debut album is the culmination of those shows. 10 tracks of battle tested Rock & Roll recorded in Phoenix, Arizona.

Phoenix New Times listed them as 1 of the 13 bands you need to know in 2013. They have shared the stage with Arizona royalties the Gin Blossoms and Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers. They were part of the 2013 McDowell Mountain Music Festival which featured The Roots, Umphreys McGee, The Shins and many more. Its obvious Sara Robinson and the Midnight Special are on to something. You need to go see them live to find out what that is.