05.26: Quintron and Miss Pussycat + Lost Bayou Ramblers – Siberia
No band in southern Louisiana may have a more fitting name than the Lost Bayou Ramblers. Led by brothers Louis and Andre Michot – sons/nephews of the legendary Les Freres Michot – they are at the head of a class of modern traditionalists ushering in the most recent Cajun revivial. On Saturday night, they will be warming up the crowd for the valiant return of a man who probably needs no help whipping a group of Bywater concert-goers into an ecstatic frenzy.
To say that Gordon Gano, lead singer of the hugely influential Violent Femmes, has completely eschewed the lazy exclusivist aspect of being an artistic icon of post punk and an originator alternative rock would be a monumental understatement. Though you could have found him collaborating with icons like John Cale, Lou Reed, PJ Harvey and [...]