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The Felice Brothers 6/30/14 + Video

The Felice Brothers at KDHX The Felice Brothers at KDHX Caroline Philippone
Written by Brian Benton
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  • Date Recorded: June 30, 2014
  • Artist / Band: The Felice Brothers
  • Hosting Show: Collector's Edition
  • Sound: Dan Kinney
  • Video: Luca Torretta

An adjective that frequently appears in descriptions of the Felice Brothers' music is "ramshackle," usually referring to their mix of classic folk and Americana instrumentation and rock and roll stomps.

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The description fits, to an extent, as a typical Felice Brothers song mixes instruments and styles not typically mixed, and can range from sounds like Bob Dylan to Bruce Springsteen. But their music is hardly a racket, and even when they all play at the same time, the layers stack perfectly atop one another like a rowdy fiddle and trumpet fueled symphony.

Things were slightly tamer when the band stopped by KDHX to perform four songs from "Favorite Waitress," their 10th release, but the songs still hold all their charisma and spontaneous flavor. Just listen to the opening verse of "Cherry Licorice," where vocalist Ian Felice somewhat successfully rhymes "licorice" and "ridiculous."

It's not just the quirky rhymes and wild accordions that give the Felice Brothers their special flair and charisma; this is a group that grew up together, learned music together and truly is a band of brothers, even if only two are actually related.

All photos by Caroline Philippone

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