Vowell will be at the Kansas Union in Woodruff Auditorium (1301 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence) this Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. to discuss her new book. The Pitch recently caught up with Vowell by phone ahead of her visit to talk election-year politics and Kansas and Missouri history.
Well, yeah. Dawes draws inspiration from the roots-rock bands of yesteryear. But it doesn't mimic those classic California sounds. The foursome takes the "rock-and-roll-with-it, man" vibe, and build on it — writing lyrically rich songs with buttery harmonies. Dawes is at the Grinders stage this weekend, on Saturday the 25, and we recently spoke with Taylor Goldsmith (songwriter, guitar, vocals) and asked him about his songwriting process, how he feels when performing with legendary musicians, and how Dawes maintains its tight-knit, family-like bond.
Wolfe now creates skeletal songs that are sparse and soulful on the piano or guitar, all of which make a nice complement to her intense voice. She's at the Jackpot this Sunday, August 26, and we recently emailed with her about teaching herself how to perform, what she learned while performing in a nomadic dance troupe, and what fans can expect to hear on her October release.
The wedding ring says no, but the eyes and the drink say yes!
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