M. Ward

Event has passed (Sat Feb 3, 2007 - Sun Feb 4, 2007)
Bimbo's 365 Club
Doors at 7 p.m. Show at 8 p.m.
$0.00 - $20.00
Music, Concert Hall
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"M. Ward's Transfiguration of Vincent is nothing less than spectacular. From the buoyant, late-Beatlesque "Vincent O'Brien" to the dank, shuffling, south of the border groove on "Sad, Sad Song," the troubadour manages to capture a timeless folkiness and match it with a surreal and sparkling sense of nostalgia that clearly echoes Tom Waits. Recorded with the Old Joe Clarks as the backup band, Transfiguration is rooted firmly in old-time Americana, yet M. Ward's take on country and particularly his vocals somehow fit perfectly with Giant Sand, Sparklehorse, and California's surreal, pastoral psych-pop outfit Grandaddy (whose Jason Lytle contributed some field recordings). Just check M. Ward's stunning transformation of Bowie's "Let's Dance," which proves there's some deeply buried pop beneath these honest folk tunes."
-Charles Spano

18 & over are welcome


  1. Bimbo's 365 Club
    1025 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA