Proof that folk music isn't just for the backwoods anymore, the LA-based group was built-out by Ben Schneider when his solo project grew too unwieldy for a single musician. In the capable hands of his now expansive band, Schneider and his cohort created a warm and soothing debut entitled Lonesome Dreams. It doesn't break any new ground or tear down any walls, but the songs are warm and well crafted and Schneider's voice has enough hues in it to make classic folk tropes sound colorfully modern.
Fri., June 21, 7 p.m., 2013
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