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Concert Mon Jun 11 2007

James Apollo's "Hide Your Heart In A Hive"


South Union Arts usually books some fairly extreme artists. Don't get me wrong their booking policy is one of the most exciting in the city, but I wonder how much of it is a joy to listen to. On Wednesday, June 13, South Union Arts welcomes the well-traveled, americana music of James Apollo. And while he won't stretch the limits of experimental music, I'm sure his rustic songs will delight those in attendance.

James Apollo's new record is called Hide Your Heart In A Hive. Besides mining the bluesy sounds of his birth state of Arkansas, James brings a bit of the carny hawker or snake oil salesman to the Waitesque song "Bad Old Buzzard." The record as a whole is like a musical tour of the americana genre with hints of blues, folk, early jazz, jug music and on and on. Catch him live on the 13th at South Union Arts at 7pm on a bill with Mossyrock, Elizabeth Blair and Tusker.

[mp3]: James Apollo - "I've Got It Easy"
[mp3]: James Apollo - "Bad Old Buzzard"

 
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