"This is gonna be awesome when the guitar gets plugged back in!" Abigail Bengson shouted with a smile on her face during a slight hiccup during the Bengsons' set.
At the end of the third night of Twangfest, I was surprised the building was still in one piece. Luckily for the Duck Room, the structure is made from the same hard substances that has kept so many St. Louis buildings standing for so many years -- brick, old stone and concrete.
Call the sound of Ha Ha Tonka folky indie rock; call it Southern rock; call it Ozark-steeped-blues-rock. What the labels don't convey is the band's sense of raw power and four-part harmonies. On Friday night, Ha Ha Tonka broke out the harmony and more.