The greatest foe of the musicians who played Tuesday night at the Gramophone was the slew of libations administered by the bartenders.
Although there's no shortage of guitar-strumming female vocalists today, not all of them cram as much into such a small package as Samantha Crain.
Samantha Crain was born in Shawnee, Okla., the same city that fostered fellow musical beasts of the southern-midwest wild, Woody Guthrie and the Flaming Lips.
The cold rain failed to keep the crowd away from Off Broadway last night.
Samantha Crain is a traveling soul. Whether touring with her band the Midnight Shivers or lending her voice to another band's recording (Small Houses, Night Reports), Crain will most likely be passing through your town.
Midwesterner Samantha Crain offers the listener her take on folk while mixing in indie rock to keep the sound fresh yet approachable. The Oklahoma-based singer-songwriter made an appearance on Mystery Train with host Tim to play a few songs from her new record.