Port O’Brien versus crowd, Café du Nord

Words and Photos by: Nicole L. Browner Who knew Café du Nord could ever get rowdy, but leave it to Port O'Brien’s hands-on approach to get the crowd intrigued. Actually, just leave it to the crowd, who didn’t hush the entire night. Dame Satan inaugurated the evening by wrapping the room in silken gypsy callings and southern references. The air became a combination of appropriate use of wah on lead guitar, congregations around the drum set and deep, dreamy harmonies from Andrew Simmons and bassist Mike Chopko you wouldn't believe. After Dame's brief intro, Afternoons delivered contemporary choir rock akin [...]

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