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Charlie Parr, Evan Way, Vikesh Kapoor

BRANDON WIDDER
9 pm., Saturday March 30 | $12.
Mississippi Studios
3939 N Mississippi Ave.
 
[MIDWEST BLUES] Guitarist Charlie Parr is an old soul in a new age, crafting haggard yet elegant folk inspired by old-timers like Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan. Strapped with nothing but his 12-string National and fretless open-back banjo, the Midwest native has been cranking out boot-stomping album after boot-stomping album for more than a decade, harnessing tales of hard times and tribulations that are intrinsic to what lies at the heart of the blues and much of traditional folk music. Parr’s most recent effort, Keep Your Hands on the Plow, retains that rustic, deft approach that is slowly becoming synonymous with his name. Whether it be slide-steeped murder ballads or his own accounts of unrequited love, the man reminds us why the blues will always endure.



Where: Mississippi Studios
Phone: 288-3895
Address: 3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Website: www.mississippistudios.com

 
 

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi Ave.
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