Saturday To-Do: North Mississippi Allstars | Rock Candy

Friday, March 23, 2012

Saturday To-Do: North Mississippi Allstars

Posted By on Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 8:07 AM

The North Mississippi Allstars play Revolution Saturday night.
  • The North Mississippi Allstars play Revolution Saturday night.

NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS
9 p.m. Revolution. $20.

The Brothers Dickinson's latest North Mississippi Allstars disc is dedicated to their father, the late, legendary Jim Dickinson. At the time of his death in August 2009, Luther was playing with The Black Crowes and Cody with The Hill Country Revue.

They reconvened with bassist Chris Chew for "Keys to the Kingdom." It's a somewhat rawer affair than some of their other offerings, which are fine records, for sure, but "Keys" sounds truly inspired and includes a bunch of legendary guests, including Spooner Oldham, Mavis Staples, Ry Cooder and several others.

I'm guessing there'll be a goodly number of you at this show who'll still be nursing hangovers from Friday's Patrick Sweany concert. But why not live for the moment and just fight fire with shots and rock 'n' roll?

The opening band at this 18-and-older show is Powder Mill.

Check out "Hear the Hills" by the North Mississippi Allstars after the jump.


ComScore

Tags: , , , , ,


Sign up for the Daily Update email
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Robert Bell

  • The legacy of Clunk

    On the lasting ripple effect of Chris Selby's Clunk Music Hall.
    • Jan 5, 2017
  • A Q&A with Pallbearer

    Little Rock’s leading harbingers of doom return with a new album, “Foundations of Burden.”
    • Aug 21, 2014
  • Thursday To-Do: KEN mode

    You've got to figure that a band from frozen-ass Winnipeg is just gonna be way gnarlier and tougher than a band from some sun-kissed tropical clime where people wear tank tops and flip-flops year-round.
    • Feb 6, 2014
  • More »

Readers also liked…

  • Coming Monday: Little Rock Black Restaurant Week

    MoTown Monday is Ceci's Chicken and Waffles. Tasty Tuesday is Sims BBQ and Brewster's Soul Food Cafe. Wing Wednesday is Chicken King and Chicken Wangs. Soul Food Thursday is Lindsey's BBQ and Hospitality House and Food Truck Festival Friday is @station801. It's the first Black Restaurant Week.
    • Mar 8, 2017
  • New music from Isaac Alexander

    New music from Isaac Alexander.
    • Jul 14, 2017
  • No Small Talk Ep. 8: Katy Henriksen, Springs Arts preview

    A packed episode this week of "No Small Talk": a chat with Katy Henriksen, from Of Note on KUAF; Stephanie Smittle breaks down the Spring Arts issue; and we finish up with just a tiny bit of Oscar chatter.
    • Mar 9, 2018

Most Recent Comments

 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation