The Other Side of Life is proud to present:
R. KEENAN LAWLER/TIM BARNES duo (Louisville, Kentucky)
MARISA ANDERSON (Portland, Oregon; on Mississippi Records)
Wednesday, October 23rd
2227 S. Preston
7 PM, $6
R. KEENAN LAWLER is a guitarist who has collaborated or performed with a wide range of forward-thinking musicians and mavericks including Rhys Chatham, John Butcher, Eliott Sharp, Charalambides, Ignaz Schick/Perlonex, Kaffe Matthews, Burning Star Core, Jason Kahn, Ut Gret, Kevin Drumm, Helena Espvall, Ian Nagoski, Alan Licht, Taksuya Nakatani, Bhob Rainey, Eric Carbonara and Joseph Suchy. TIM BARNES is a percussionist and electronic musician who has played with Jim O’Rourke, Silver Jews, Neil Michael Hagerty and the Howling Hex, The Tower Recordings, The For Carnation, and MV+EE. He also runs the newly-resuscitated Quakebasket label. Recently Lawler and Barnes collaborated as a duo at the Louisville Experimental Festival this past June.
Combining boundless creative imagination with a deep reverence for American folk, blues and country music, MARISA ANDERSON‘s guitar playing is fluid, emotional, dexterous and original. Signal to Noise magazine calls Anderson’s guitar work “Utterly fabulous”, TIme Out London refers to her playing as “Stunning…haunting and evocative”, Pitchfork calls her latest record, ‘Mercury’, ”Brilliant” and Wire Magazine says, “Her sound has strength in restless variety…Anderson’s playing is heartfelt and utterly American, free from grandstanding and steeped in respect for the old tradition.”
Watch MARISA ANDERSON play a song from her set at Mississippi Studios in Portland this past June here:
Check out the Facebook invite here: https://www.facebook.com/events/372231366212758/.