Saturday To-Do: The Canehill Engagement | Rock Candy

Friday, August 24, 2012

Saturday To-Do: The Canehill Engagement

Posted By on Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 8:26 AM

The Canehill Engagement plays at Maxines Saturday.
  • Facebook
  • The Canehill Engagement plays at Maxine's Saturday.

THE CANEHILL ENGAGEMENT
8 p.m. Maxine’s. $5.

Although I am somewhat ambivalent toward the term “supergroup,” this is a legit instance that would call for its use. The Canehill Engagement is made up of folks from a grip of different Little Rock bands from all over the musical map.

You’ve got your Jeremy Brasher and Brian Rodgers, of The Moving Front and a zillion other bands. You’ve got your Kevin Kerby of Mulehead and Kevin Kerby & Battery. You’ve got your Burt Taggart of The Big Cats and numerous others, and who is also the head honcho of Max Recordings. And you’ve got your Jay Calhoun, of folk rockers Free Micah.

In terms of sound, Brasher explained thusly (via email): “In the sort of American folk tradition, The Canehill Engagement basically borrows a lot from Southern ’80s college rock, as well as aspects of ‘cowpunk,’ which is a label music magazine people used to stick on the band X.”

Also performing is Landrest, a Hot Springs outfit that has spent the last few years crafting unconventional indie rock informed by prog and post-punk, and Age of Man, an excellent psych-blues power trio from El Dorado.

Tags: , , , , ,

From the ArkTimes store

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…

  • Judge anticipates punishment of lawyers in Fort Smith class action case

    Federal Judge P.K. Holmes of Fort Smith issued a 32-page ruling yesterday indicating he contemplates punishment of 16 lawyers who moved a class action lawsuit against an insurance company out of his court to a state court in Polk County after a settlement had been worked out.
    • Apr 15, 2016
  • John Goodson and others add lawyers for hearing on forum shopping

    Lawyers facing federal court sanctions for forum shopping a class action insurance case have brought in new legal guns from out of state to fight potential sanctions.
    • May 26, 2016
  • Lawyers plead for mercy in Fort Smith forum shopping case

    Twelve of the lawyers facing punishment by federal Judge P.K. Holmes in Fort Smith for moving a class action case against an insurance company out of his court to a state court where it was speedily settled have filed their argument against sanctions.
    • Jun 16, 2016

Most Recent Comments

Blogroll

 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation