No Country for New Nashville has teamed up with Mobile, AL music and arts blog Mod Mobilian to bring you a “listening room” style show with Hurray For The Riff Raff on November 7th. Throw in the talents of local promoter Joe Clemons and the fine folks over at 615 Design hosting, and we just know that it is going to be a pretty perfect evening to get to know this eclectic New Orleans band.
Call them a little bit folk, a little bit country, a little bit jazz, and a lot of ecelectic awesomeness. Lead singer and creative force, Alynda Lee Segarra transforms your mind through your ears with vocal styles that seem to seep the powerful lyrics through your emotive sieve. The story goes that she ran away from her Bronx home at the age of 17, and spent several years traveling around hopping freight trains like a modern day Dean Moriarty. While on the road, she honed her skills as a singer and songwriter with The Dead Man Street Orchestra. Somewhere in her travels, she seems to have found a home in New Orleans, and Hurray For The Riff Raff was born soon after to perform all the songs that were trapped in Alynda’s head. We couldn’t be happier that she finally settled down, and that these songs are now playing through the collective ear buds of the world. You can check out most of the 2012 record Look Out Mama and the 2010 record Young Blood Blues below.
You also get to spend some time with Nashville up and comers Sara Jean Kelley and Dave Powell. This is going to be a fantastic evening with some of the brightest local and New Orleans musicians, so don’t miss out. Things get started over at 615 Design around 8pm. It’s $5, BYOB, and this is a listening room style party… so smoke some weed in the parking lot before you come in to chill the f*ck out. Here’s the Facebook page, if you want more information, or that is how you plan your life. Get out and see some live music!