Sunday, June 16, 2013

Son Volt - Music Hall of Williamsburg

Son Volt played the second of two NYC area shows last night at the Music Hall of Williamsburg.  Colonel Ford opened the show with a short set of hard country originals and standards. Colonel Ford is actually the current Son Volt without Jay Farar.  A good time was had by the early arrivals.

Son Volt is currently delving deeply into country music Bakersfield style and they played a pretty good chunk of their newest album along with some catalog cuts.  The big tracks from Trace killed towards the end of the show to the delight of the hipsters, I mean fans in attendance. A good time was had by all.  And Tear Stained Eye > Windfall is still a killer 1-2 punch.

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