ADAM KLEIN, JUSTIN EVANS, TIMBER
At 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5. Free
Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave.
This performance is a showcase for Cowboy Angel, a new indie label out of Athens, with some considerable Athenian talent. Adam Klein is a singer/songwriter with a rural sound (dig that Harvest-era pedal steel!) and a Dylan/Earle sense of poetic lyricism. He's bringing a full band. Klein's new, third album is Wounded Electric Youth, and it features a cross-section of primo Georgia players, from Athens and beyond, including Randall Bramblett, David Blackmon, Kevin Hyde and the wonderful Karolyn Troupe (from Athens' coolest band, Venice is Sinking).
Klein, just for the record, is the founder of Cowboy Angel.
"Classic road songs with true country style" is how the reviewer from Flagpole described Justin Evans' debut The Owls and the Hounds. Like Klein, Evans is an Athens singer/songwriter with an eye for detail, both lyrical and musical.
Timber is a sort of old-timey band - guitars, fiddles, mandolins and the occasional accordion - with elements of uptempo country and ‘70s acoustic country/rock. Fromted by singer/songwriter Daniel Aaron, the band has a third album out, Scrawled, which fits in nicely among the latest generation of Americana recordings. See cowboyangelmusic.com
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