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Sunday, April 18, 2010

This Week: The Low Anthem

Going Out Boston / Cambridge
Shows You Should Check Out

Boston date (18+):
April 20 at The Paradise
w/ David Wax Museum
and
Annie & the Beekeepers

The Low Anthem


With a sound too big to be confined to New England, The Low Anthem (hailing from Providence, RI), belong to the world now. One of the big winner's of last year's Newport Folk Festival, the band have been invited back again (later this summer.) The band released one of the better albums of the year last year; Oh My God Charlie Darwin - which you definitely be looking into...

Paste Magazine's Album of the Year


The Low Anthem - The Ballad of the Broken Bones
Live at the XPoNential Music Festival - July 25, 2009

Well here's your chance this week to see this local Americana powerhouse in a sound-friendly setting. Tuesday night, The Low Anthem plays The Paradise (at 967 Commonwealth Ave) with Boston favorites: David Wax Museum (possibly the best Mexo-Americana band going right now) and the outstanding Annie and the Beekeepers. (Gorgeous voice carries modern Americana originals accompanied by strings. Read here: Do not arrive late to this one.

RSL Live Music Photo Album
The Low Anthem at Newport Folk 50

photos: 5342 Studios

The Low Anthem - Gear List:

1 WWI portable pump organ
1 harmonium
1 '63 Gibson B15
1 gut-strung parlor axe
1 AJ & HH 29" thunder drum
1 nipple gong
2 or 3 clarinets
1 really big fiddle
1 E flat marching horn
1 sizzling set of crotales
1 electricity aided guitar
1 rusty saw
1 accordian
1 or 2 fiddles
enough harmonicas to summon locusts

The Low Anthem
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