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Denim Wedding, Anne-Marie Sanderson and Blue Blockers

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LaurelThirst Public House (map) Northeast
Wed., Jan. 23, 9 p.m. 2013 21+

Laurelthirst
free

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Jennifer Faust and Brian Kunkel are Denim Wedding, a rustic Americana duo that, remarkably, stands out in a crowded field of local rustic Americana bands. Denim Wedding's new EP, Fancy Diving, is dreamlike and succulently earthy, a collection of five subdued but provocative tunes that range from upbeat Southern soul ballads ("Ankles Off") to delicate bell-and-accordion songs ("Ebb and Flow") to haunted dirges ("Traveling Circus"). While the music Faust and Kunkel sometimes make is spare, it is never stark, and it's imbued with a warmth that's impossible to fake. Fancy Diving's utmost strengths, though, are its songs, which are adventurously written—and impeccably dressed, even if Denim Wedding's name might make you suspect otherwise. NED LANNAMANN

LaurelThirst Public House

2958 NE Glisan St., Portland, OR 97232
503-232-1504
Hours: Mon 4 pm-12 am, Tues-Wed 10:30 am-12 am, Thurs 10:30 am-2 am, Sat 10:30 am-2 am, Sun 10:30 am-12 am
http://www.laurelthirst.com/

Venue Hours
  • Mon 4 pm-12 am, Tues-Wed 10:30 am-12 am, Thurs 10:30 am-2 am, Sat 10:30 am-2 am, Sun 10:30 am-12 am
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Wed., Jan. 23, 9 p.m. 2013