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Concert Tue Nov 08 2011

Preview: A.A. Bondy w/ Gold Leaves @ Lincoln Hall, Tuesday 11/8

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Empty bars lit by hanging bulbs, the beer you drink alone, and the absolute stillness of night are the visuals of A.A. Bondy's languid folk music. Each song unfolds at an unconcerned pace as Auguste Arthur Bondy's sparse voice fills the valleys between the notes. He builds dreamlike worlds where everything halts into a still frame of reflection. Tonight A.A. Bondy and his backing band of Ben Taylor and Macey Taylor will transform Lincoln Hall into a lodge deep in the Appalachians with a night of slow whiskey drenched rambling man folk.

A.A. Bondy - Mightiest Of Guns

In a past life A.A. Bondy was the frontman of the Capitol Records signed southern rock back Verbana in the far gone days of the 1990s. After the self-destruction of his band A.A. Bondy retreated back to Catskill mountains in upstate New York. The years crept by and Bondy was reborn a Kerouac styled protagonist. His music reemerged as stripped down, one man, one guitar, one harmonica folk. With an unhurried stride and stark evocative lyrics in 2007 he released his first solo album American Hearts.


A.A. Bondy is playing Lincoln hall tonight in support of his third album Believers. Joining him as support is Gold Leaves. Tickets are still available. $14. 21+. 8PM. Lincoln Hall is located at 2424 N Lincoln.

 
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