Review + Photos: Loudon Wainwright III reminisces with melody at Freight + Salvage

Loudon Wainwright III (photo: Ria Burman) Photos and words by Ria Burman Loudon Wainwright III performed at the Freight & Salvage last week singing silly songs about Wainwright Alaskan working vacations and retelling memoirs from his father's Life writer work days, merging song and storytelling into a satisfying show. Heavily focused on family, Wainwright's set was a shower of emotion; raining happy and blowing sad. A whirlwind of sting-eye touching and chin-wobble tender mixed with a spit-raw anger broke with humor, and a poignant longing with childlike wonder. The stories delivered through song and speech held depth and dazzle. Loudon Wainwright III, a [...]

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