For the last 10 years or so, seeing Old 97's live has been the sonic equivalent of comfort food for me, my musical bacon-wrapped meatloaf, if you will.
Troubadours of alternative country, the Old 97's stomped back into St. Louis on Wednesday with a set that showcased the band as rowdy and sincere.
The first lyrics in this session sum up a lot about Old 97s: "We've been doing this longer than you've been alive."
Our "What If?" Ryan Adams vs. Rhett Miller throwdown is over, and it was about as bloody, bruised and epic as they come!