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Sunday, April 19, 2009

Ready for the Flood

My first review for the Dallas Observer's DC9 blog is now online. The topic? A show featuring Mark Olson and Gary Louris from the Jayhawks.

Mark Olson and Gary Louris
Sons of Hermann Hall
April 17, 2009


Better Than: wondering if Ryan Adams and Caitlin Cary could successfully do a reunion record and tour.

The average age of the crowd was well over thirty as Mark Olson and Gary Louris took stage at a little after 10 o'clock last night, and the reunited Jayhawks duo
played almost non-stop until an hour later.

But their set was no easy breezy walk down No Depression Lane. Giving the audience a steady balance of well-loved Jayhawks numbers (mainly from '92's Hollywood Town Hall and '95's Tomorrow the Green Grass) and songs from their '09 album, Ready for the Flood, the set didn't drag for one minute.

Read the rest here.

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