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photo | Michelle Waters Photography

the down low

Counterfeit Madison is Nigerian-American rock pianist and singer Sharon Udoh, along with bassist Adam Hardy and drummer Seth Daily.

Their newest album, Opposable Thumbs, was released on Anyway Records in November 2017 to favorable reviews, and is available via Revolver USA/midheaven.com.

The band has performed at a sold out Nina Simone Tribute entitled Counterfeit Madison Meets Nina Simone: A Celebration Of Blackness (August 2016).

They also played Nelsonville Music Festival (2017, 2018), the Wexner Center for the Arts (vinyl release, November 2017), Daytrotter (April 2018), and Mission Creek Festival (April 2018), and have shared stages with Half Waif, Busman’s Holiday, Mal Blum, Diet Cig, Japanese Breakfast, Frankie Cosmos, and Tune-Yards.

the press

Stereogum Premiere | Afropunk Review | Blurt Review | 1870 Mag | one sheet

the sound

Bandcamp | Daytrotter session | Spotify | Frank | I Hope It's Alright

the personnel

booking Tom Konitzer, Outer Orbit Booking | management Cory Hajde, Royal Division Entertainment

the live show

Charleston, West Virginia Saturday, July 13, 2019 Boulevard Tavern (WTSQ 88.1 FM's 4th Anniversary Party)
Cincinnati, Ohio Tuesday, July 16, 2019 Northside Tavern (with Combo Chimbita)
Athens, Ohio Friday, July 26, 2019 Blackout Festival
Columbus, Ohio Sunday, August 11, 2019 Big Room Bar (with Mal Blum)
Cleveland, Ohio Monday, August 12, 2019 Mahall's Locker Room (with Mal Blum)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Mr. Smalls (with Mal Blum)
Chicago, Illinois Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Beat Kitchen (with Mal Blum)
Columbus, Ohio Fall 2019 Wexner Center Of The Arts (with nora chipaumire)