Friday, January 11, 2013

Jim's Music Notes | January 11, 2013

Low roots riff raff and Wainwright ... a few weekend picks

Just a quick post for the weekend with a couple of shows to highlight ...

You have two more chances to see a really fine indie folk band from New Orleans, Hurray For The Riff Raff, in their week-long residency at Al's Den in the Crystal Hotel (Fri and Sat!). The band has loved the attentive reception that Portland audiences have been providing all week. Really ... catch this band. Very compelling take on American roots music from a young and accomplish group - I loved both their original tunes and their well-chosen covers ... here's an interview with lead singer Alynda Lee Segarra and a review of a NY show from last summer ... 7 pm, no cover..

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