HowellDevine

When
Event has passed (Sun Sep 17, 2017 - Sun Sep 17, 2017)
Where
Downtown Alameda
Time
12noon - 6pm
Tags
Music, Food & Drink, Blues, Food Event

Description

HowellDevine, the massively talented NorCal trio became the first blues band Arhoolie Records (Fred McDowell, Lightnin' Hopkins, Big Mama Thornton) signed in 27 years. Triple threat talent Joshua Howell (slide guitars, harmonica, voice) and percussion savant Pete Devine (drums, washboard) plus snappy doghouse bassist Joe Kyle Jr. deftly mix sinuous Delta/country blues with wildly syncopated rhythms to create a rollicking present day sound from the past. HowellDevine breaks from the norm, providing rich and complex textures integral to the music rather than simple backing for a soloist. The result is a sound which stands in stark contrast to the typical blues heard in bars these days and would more likely be shaking the floors of a Southern juke joint some 70 years ago.

HowellDevine plays 2-3pm.

Location

location
  1. Downtown Alameda Park Street, Alameda, CA