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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Friday To-Do: Jim Dandy, Rwake, Pallbearer

Posted By on Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 11:12 AM

Jim Dandy performs at White Water Tavern Friday pic
  • Jim Dandy performs at White Water Tavern Friday.

JIM DANDY, RWAKE, PALLBEARER
9:30 p.m. White Water Tavern.

It might not seem real obvious on first blush, but Southern rock legends Black Oak Arkansas exerted an enormous influence not just on their home-state younger brethren who went on to form the foundation of the Arkansas metal scene, but also much of the sludgy Southern metal that soundtracks bong-bubbling around the country.

I mean, Jim Dandy and the rest of the crew in Black Oak totally set the template for that longhair trouble-causing, loud-amp rabble-rousing, backwoods attitude and outlook, if not necessarily note-for-note sonic influence.

Dandy will perform a set with acoustic guitar accompaniment, while Rwake and Pallbearer will play their usual scorched-earth electric sets. I'm told Pallbearer is going to be leaving town the next day, bound for the continent and Holland's highly respected Roadburn festival.

Dandy was a guest on Rwake vocalist CT's radio show last week. Check out this photo.

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