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Danny Kroha, Old Smokey, Jake Xerxes Fussell

Songwriter Danny Kroha came up in music as a member of The Gories, the influential Detroit-based garage-rock act, but his latest turn is as a throwback bluesman for a modern age. Rather than modernize classic roots sounds in an attempt to win over the festival set, on Angels Watching Over Me Kroha dives deep into the music of early underground heroes like Blind Lemon Jefferson and Son House. (“I wanted it to sound like a ‘60s Folkways record or an Alan Lomax field recording,” Kroha told CMJ last year.) Also on Monday’s bill are locals Old Smokey and up-and-coming North Carolina traditionalist Jake Xerxes Fussell.

8 p.m. $10.


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