Having toured as a co-vocalist and guitarist with Bonnie “Prince” Billy, and signed to Bon Iver’s label Jagjaguwar, Angel Olson could easily have been the new darling of indie-rock. However, her breakout record “Burn Your Fire for No Witness” — produced by John Congleton (St. Vincent, Walkmen) — is a far rockier and uglier affair than her reputation would suggest, loaded with murky, sometimes maniacal guitars and a PJ Harvey-esque wavering roar. The 25-year-old St. Louis singer/songwriter also earned a good live buzz with her new band at South by Southwest. Nashville’s Promised Land Sound and Houston trio the Awful Truth open. Chris Riemenschneider
Expressive singer/minimalist guitarist Angel Olsen makes her Cedar debut as she tours behind new album Burn Your Fire for No Witness (Jagjaguwar, Feb 18 2014).
There'll be opening sets from Nashville country rockers Promised Land Sound, and folk/pop band The Awful Truth, fronted by singer/songwriter Brent Colbert.
Price: $12 - $15
416 Cedar Av. S.Minneapolis, MN
Date: Ended 05/1/14
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