I'm very excited to be playing a new music series starting in October at Republic Seven Corners. I will be taking part in this series playing with several of my bands including Patty and The Buttons, Jack Klatt and The Cactus Blossoms. In addition to performing you will be able to catch some other great acts like Corpse Reviver, Dreamland Faces and special programming by Hymie's Vintage Vinyl! EVERY THURSDAY at 9pm! Tell your friends!
FROM PATTY AND THE BUTTON'S WEBSITE: We’re very excited to be presenting a show at the Dakota with our buddies The Cactus Blossoms! Both bands will do some playing on their own, then come together at the end of the night for a set as “THE CACTUS BUTTONS”. We can’t in good conscience guarantee that this will happen again, so if you want to see it, y’all better come… For those buttons fans who aren’t acquainted, The Cactus Blossoms are an outfit lead by brothers Page Burkum and Jack Torrey. Known for their tight vocal harmonies, they perform original and traditional material in the style of early Country and Western Swing. Many Western Swing band leaders used to have clarinets and accordions in their bands alongside fiddles and steel guitars. There is also quite an established tradition of New Orleans musicians adding their musicianship and repertoire to what folks like Bob Wills and Milton Brown were doing back in the 1930′s. It seems like a natural to have Patty and The Buttons and The Cactus Blossoms form a hillbilly orchestra the likes of which the upper midwest hasn’t seen for many years!
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 15th, 2013
7-10pm / ALL AGES / FREE