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Charlie Parr, Betse Ellis

MARK STOCK
9 pm., Saturday April 05 | $12.
Mississippi Studios
3939 N Mississippi Ave.
 
[BARNYARD BLUES] Charlie Parr first blew me away in a small bar near Yellowstone National Park. The Minnesota-born musician was as Americana as they come, packing little more than a worn 12-string guitar, a graying beard and his rich, sooty voice. He stomped and strummed like mountain musicians do, throwing a banjo and resonator guitar in the mix now and again. Parr’s latest effort, Hollandale, spotlights his technical side. It’s an all-instrumental affair based on songs from a previous standout record, Barnswallow. For those who think authentic country and Piedmont blues are now extinct, prepare to be proven wrong.

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

 
 

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Portland, OR
 
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