Ray Lamontagne


LaMontagne’s Gossip in the Grain, from last year, found the bearded Maine-based folkie working with lusher, more expansive arrangements than he’d previously utilized; “You Are the Best Thing,” the album’s horn-enriched single, sounded like it might’ve come from an early effort by Blood, Sweat & Tears. On his fall tour, LaMontagne’s stripping things down to his guy-with-a-guitar roots; sweat and tears, at least, are probably still safe to expect. With Dave Gutter.

Thu., Nov. 5, 8 p.m.; Mon., Nov. 9, 8 p.m.; Tue., Nov. 10, 8 p.m., 2009

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on November 3, 2009

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