Home / Events / Music Calendar / Shovels and Rope, Denver

Shovels and Rope, Denver

BRIAN PALMER
9 pm., Saturday April 06 | $12 advance, $14 day of show.
Doug Fir Lounge
830 E Burnside St.
 
[RETRO AMERICANA] The husband-and-wife duo Shovels and Rope—Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst—offers up an earthy mishmash of sounds on its debut album, O’ Be Joyful, incorporating folk, country, rock and Americana together in an engaging if slightly familiar way. Hearst’s scratchy, occasionally Janis Joplin-like vocals mirror the sometimes arid emotional and visual landscape of their songs, while Trent’s steady vocal presence keeps the tunes grounded when Hearst threatens to overpower the music every now and then. Sounding like a throwback to a bygone era, with talk of Bonnie and Clyde and lamenting someone leaving the south for New York City, the album yearns for a simpler time, and this duo makes you yearn right along with them. 



Where: Doug Fir Lounge
Phone: 231-9663
Address: 830 E Burnside St.
Website: www.dougfirlounge.com

 
 

Doug Fir Lounge

830 E Burnside St.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Petunia & the Vipers, Casey Neill & the Norway Rats

Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014

[HITCHIN’ POST SONGS] Some artists channel other eras so well you assume they were kidnapped and warped to present day for someone else's selfish interests. Such is the case with ...

9 pm | $12.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Phaeleh, Acid Farm, Rap Class

Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014

[AMBIENT ELECTRONICA] Masterfully pushing ambient sounds into a production style rooted in the UK’s broad electronica scene, Bristol’s Phaeleh edges toward the genre� ...

8:30 pm | $10 advance, $12 day of show.
Holocene 1001 SE Morrison St. Web | Map

Conor Oberst, Jonathan Wilson

Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014

[CANYON FOLK] As the frontman for Bright Eyes, Conor Oberst has never been particularly “bright.” He’s spent more than two decades crafting music rooted in the ...

8 pm | $30 advance, $35 day of show.
Crystal Ballroom 1332 W Burnside St. Portland Web | Map
Also At Doug Fir Lounge

Petunia & the Vipers, Casey Neill & the Norway Rats

Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014

[HITCHIN’ POST SONGS] Some artists channel other eras so well you assume they were kidnapped and warped to present day for someone else's selfish interests. Such is the case with ...

9 pm | $12.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

The Thurston Moore Band, Smegma

Thursday, Oct 02, 2014

[PERMANENT DAYDREAM NATION] Thurston Moore is not big on surprises. Outside the shocking news of his separation from wife and Sonic Youth partner Kim Gordon in 2011, ...

9 pm | $16 advance, $18 day of show.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Wakey!Wakey!, Ben Fields, Luke Wesley

Sunday, Oct 05, 2014

[BLUE EYED SOUL] For an Ohio farm boy, Luke Wesley sounds pretty urbane. His silky, soul-infused sophomore release, Who Are We Kidding?, is a savvy and magnetic ta ...

9 pm | $12 advance, $14 day of show.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close