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Popular Band Changes Name to Ludlow Creek; Reissues Catalog in Preparation for First National Release

Ludlow Creek, formerly known as Southbound, re-issues debut album “Hands Of Time,” a 2021 single, “What About Love,” and a brand new music video.

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Each of us in the band thank all of you from the bottom of our hearts for your support through the years. We are truly humbled by your love for us, and that love is mutual!”— Ludlow Creek

Throughout music history, many acts have changed their names before gaining national attention. The Quarrymen, The Rattlesnakes, The Hype, Mammoth… These local acts would eventually be known as some of the biggest acts in the history of music: The Beatles, The Bee Gees, U2, and Van Halen. On Saturday, February 26th, popular Dayton, Ohio-based band “Southbound” announced that they changed their name to “Ludlow Creek.” The name change comes on the eve of the band’s reissues of their first album, 2015’s “Hands Of Time,” and their 2021 single, “What About Love.”

The band issued a statement saying, “As you, our loyal followers know, over the nine years of performing classic rock covers, we have also been crafting our music that embodies the sound and feel of our musical influences, and now we’ve decided to pursue writing and performing our material full time. Each of us in the band thank all of you from the bottom of our hearts for your support through the years. We are truly humbled by your love for us, and that love is mutual! While we enjoy creating and performing music – your input, comments, and sharing your life experiences with us are what motivates us and keeps us going!”

Ludlow Creek Members

The band has also released their first music video as Ludlow Creek, “Stoney Lonesome Road.” The song comes from their forthcoming 2022 album release (MTS Records.)

Watch “Stoney Lonesome Road” at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WXeyxYQ0vc

Ludlow Creek is:

Allen Seals: Guitar, Mandolin & Vocals

Dave Benson: Guitar & Vocals

Jeffrey Friend: Drums & Vocals

Michelle Scarpelli: Keyboards & Vocals

Tom Scarpelli: Bass & Vocals

Formed in 2013, “Southbound” has performed numerous shows and entertained thousands. Over the years, they began creating music that embodies the sound and feel of their various musical influences and eventually decided to pursue writing and performing their material full time. As the band prepared to release their second album over the winter of 2021-2022, they renamed themselves, and Ludlow Creek was born. Ludlow Creek is a group of 5 close friends and accomplished singer-instrumentalists who love to create and perform music. Blessed with a strong bond of friendship and utilizing an array of instrumentation, they create genuine, heartfelt music with thoughtful melodies, infectious hooks, and featuring intricate vocal harmonies. Generating a sound that can only be described as “modern classic rock,” some have compared their catalog of material to the sound and feel of The Doobie Brothers and The Eagles.