Review & Photos: The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit at Slim’s

The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit (photo: Ria Burman) Photos and words by Ria Burman Dave Hanley opened the night at Slim's with an acoustic set after taking a break for a few years, returning with guitar string-gusto and foot-tapping flair. The Sumner Brothers performed a short solo set afterwards. Playing sad songs with a guitar sounds clichéd, but the Sumner solo captivated and intrigued with lyrical truth infused gravel smooth voice blues. The Sumner Brothers collectively joined for an enjoyable guitar-crescendo rock sesh. A fake-moustached crowd grew and grooved, sharing smiles and feel-good throughout the night. Friend/fan/follower of The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit, who goes by [...]

Review: 2 shows & 8 bands in 1 night: Kelley Stoltz, UV Race, Total Control, Young Offenders @ Hemlock Tavern; Trainwreck Riders, Pine Box Boys, The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit, Virgil Shaw @ GAMH 8/27

(Note to the reader: This is an epic tale, long in the telling. If you doubt your mettle, please at least scroll down and check out the respective headliners, who were both rad). Sometimes the music options in this town present such a tasty dilemma. Friday night saw The Ferocious Few at Fort Mason, Cap'n Jazz at Bimbo's, and down in Polk Gulch, two shows too good to pass up. I'm set to cover Kelley Stoltz at the Hemlock, while some of my familiars have committed to hanging with their buddies Trainwreck Riders at the Great American Music Hall. Over [...]

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