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Son Volt

June 30 @ 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM CDT

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Son Volt

2020 was not quite what Jay Farrar was expecting for the 25th anniversary of Son Volt, the band he started in 1995 after leaving the seminal group Uncle Tupelo, whose No Depression album helped define the alt-country and Americana genre. When the pandemic hit, the group had just finished an Outlaw Country Cruise, and sent them into their homes on lockdown.

Instead of a triumphant tour marking the renowned landmark, the pandemic forced Farrar indoors. During that time, his ” Reverie ” helped define Electro Melodie, Son Volt’s 10th studio album – and third for influential Nashville indie Thirty Tigers. The title, taken from the names of two vintage amplifiers from the late ‘40s and early ‘50s, also describes the disc’s unique blend of folk, country, blues, soul, and rock – an electric troubadour with melodies that hit and stick. Social protest songs like “Living in the U.S.A.” and “The Globe,” the former about the promises of this nation gone wrong, the latter referencing the street protests accompanying the Black Lives Matter movement, exist side by side with odes to long-term relationships (specifically his 25-year marriage) in “Diamonds and Cigarettes” and “Lucky Ones.”

Once again accompanied by the current Son Volt lineup – keyboardist/steel guitarist Mark Spencer, bassist Andrew Duplantis, guitarist Chris Frame, and drummer Mark Patterson – Farrar takes a slight turn from 2019’s politically pointed Union to a series of songs that asks questions rather than demanding answers – think of “Living in the U.S.A.” as Farrar’s version of Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the U.S.A.,” Neil Young’s “Rockin’ in the Free World” or Patti Smith’s “People Have the Power,” an anthem to unite the populace.

 

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Details

Date:
June 30
Time:
4:00 PM - 6:45 PM CDT
Website:
https://www.summerfest.com/artist/son-volt

Venue

Summerfest
200 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Phone:
(414) 273-2680
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