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The Purple Fiddle presents The Suitcase Junket with Peter Mulvey

June 25, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

$10

The nationally touring, slide guitar playing, throat singing one-man band.

“Not everyone can pull off the one-man-band gambit without lapsing into schtick, but Amherst’s Matt Lorenz has it all down to an art…. The songs are what you remember.” — The Boston Globe

“With a guitar from an oil can and a percussion section hidden inside a piece of battered luggage… he performed his wonderfully passionate roots music, belted forth from the junk he’d stitched together. All by himself, he sounded like a full hobo band playing on a train racing rhythmically onward.” — Preview Massachusetts Magazine

 

The eclectic range of Mulvey’s tireless past pays handsome dividends on this stylistically sweeping, LA-recorded album. A crack specially convened band (including regular Dylan drummer David Kemper) adhere to his well-established live and direct recording approach and allow the performer’s deeply matured, naturally wry and hard-edged Americana to attain full, flowing life. From the raunchy melodic pop of “Sympathies” through suburban requiem “Remember the Milkman”, the dizzying weirdness of “If You Shoot At A King” and even Led Zeppelin modal thunder on “Copenhagen Airport”, Mulvey’s troubled visions attain striking clarity. – Gavin Martin, Uncut

http://www.thesuitcasejunket.com/
http://www.petermulvey.com/
$10

Details

Date:
June 25, 2015
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Cost:
$10
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/824021224332296/

Venue

The Purple Fiddle
21 East Ave
Thomas, WV 26292 United States
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Phone:
304-463-4040
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