One of the Gulf Coast’s premier bands, introducing harmonies and playing few have witnessed in the regional band scene. Civilized Natives was founded in 1994 by Glenn Vignolo. They currently frequent such places as Paddy O’Leary’s, have been involved in several Bands on the Beach performance Nights, has an active fan base, and is an award winning band, CN released their first CD, “Closing In,” in the spring of 2000. “Closing In” features tunes with intricate harmonies and dazzling musicianship — trademarks of a band whose musical roots run deep into the musical past.
More than two decades later, CN has become a Gulf Coast tradition — having been featured at a variety of local musical hot spots, not to mention festivals from Mobile to Crestview, and many points in between.
CN’s live performance features a set list culled from the last 50+ years of Rock ‘N’ Roll. Whether they’re channeling the Beatles or the Byrds, Evanescence or Eric Clapton, or Bon Jovi and Roy Orbison — their renditions stand side by side to the dynamic performances of Rock’s greatest legends.
If great talent and energetic entertainment are what you’re looking for, you need look no further than Civilized Natives.