Sam's Burger Joint Presents:
Corb Lund Acoustic Harvey Relief Show
Thu, October 19, 2017
Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pmSam's Burger Joint
$10.00 - $40.00
This event is 18 and over
Seating NOT GUARANTEED. Any Seating Available is on a First Come, First Served Basis. NO REFUNDS all sales final. All Minors Will Be Charged an Additional $5 At the Door. 17 & Under Admitted with Parent or Guardian Only. - $10 Advance/ $13 Day of Show/ $40 Reserved Booth
Note From Corb Lund -- Hurricane Harvey has devastated Texas, & as the recovery effort gets under way, Corb said it is a "no brainer": He's donating the proceeds of his upcoming Texas shows to Hurricane Harvey relief. This includes the already sold-out show in Tomball later this month, & six other shows—in Mckinney, College Station, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Coupland, & Huntsville.
Corb has singled out the Houston Food Bank & Hands.org as two important & incredibly deserving organizations at the front lines of the recovery effort that will receive proceeds of his TX shows.http://www.samsburgerjoint.com/event/1553801/
Whereas in the past, Lund and band brought fully formed songs to the producer and knocked out an album in a few days, they took a different approach this time. Over a two-week period this past April they holed up with Cobb in his studio and collaborated with him on each of the arrangements. Together they constructed the songs, broke them down, and often rebuilt them. “Dave has a very organic, and somewhat retro, way of working,” reveals Lund. “He’s into old school sounds, and less processing. It’s a real natural sort of sound, which I’m also very into. He’s very spontaneous and he wasn’t afraid to tear apart my arrangements and start over. It was good for us.”
The end result is a lively and loose record influenced heavily by ‘60s and ‘70s rock and country and steeped in the kind of narratives Lund is beloved for. The cautionary tale “Talk Too Much” swaggers like a Stones song as Siemens exhibits some searing guitar chops. On “Washed-Up Rock Star Factory Blues,” written with Evan Felker of the Turnpike Troubadours, Lund offers an uproarious response to Johnny Paycheck’s classic “Take This Job and Shove It”: “Here’s your backstage pass to the warehouse boiler room/That’s what he said as he handed me my broom/Don’t be sittin’ down now son, it ain’t your break time yet/I guess you’re used to them seventy-five minute sets.” In the powerful “Sadr City” an Eastern influenced psychedelic guitar riff sets that scene for a tragic tale about the Siege of Sadr City, the first big flare-up of sectarian violence in Iraq after Mission Accomplished. The track continues Lund’s tradition of military songs that he began in with his 2007 album Horse Soldier! Horse Soldier!
Sam's Burger Joint
330 East Grayson Street
San Antonio, TX, 78215