Wednesday night proved manic at the Firebird. A barrage of openers spread the wild energy over three sets of not so dissimilar genres.
Since the latest release from Bill Frisell, Sign of Life, Music for 858 Quartet, dropped on the Savoy Label Group it has been stirring up the jazz pot with a progressive folk-influenced sound.
A veteran progressive pop band from Chicago, Cheer-Accident somehow manage to combine an uptempo, danceable sound, with a post-punk, art-damaged sensibility.
The members of My Name Is Nobody possess a certain je ne sais quoi, and not just because they're from Pays de la Loire, France. With hushed acoustic guitars and delicate percussion that explode into pop choruses, the neo-folk rockers spent the evening with KDHX.