Blame Sally at Eden Hall

Starts:Sunday, September 16, 2012  8:00 AMEnds:Sunday, September 16, 2012  11:00 AM
Cost:

$18 advance/$20 at the door. For information and tickets call 541-764-3826.

Location:

Eden Hall

6645 Gleneden Beach Loop

Gleneden Beach, OR 97388

Event Description:

Acclaimed Bay Area quartet Blame Sally returns to play live at Eden Hall in Gleneden Beach. Read more about Blame Sally on their website.

From a biography issued by the band:

The four women who make up the Bay area- based group have some experience with improbable complexities and contradictions. Almost everything about their history is contrary to conventional wisdom.

For one thing, they put their individual careers aside to start Blame Sally when they were in their late 30s and 40s-the age at which bands are traditionally supposed to break up and begin solo careers. For another, this is obviously an all-woman band "girl groups" usually being the novel province of youthful upstarts, not mature singer/songwriters. Splitting the frontperson status among each of the four members goes against the agreed-upon maxim (agreed upon by everyone but the Beatles, anyway) that every group needs a single strong focal point. And didn't they get the memo that women, in particular women in show biz, are supposed to be packing it in at this point, not making fresh introductions?

Call Blame Sally queens among non-accomodationists, then… even if you're unlikely to soon hear an album any more warm, inviting, heartfelt, or, yes, downright musically accommodating than Speeding Ticket and a Valentine-the kind of Blame everyone will want to spread around.

Instrumentation

  • Pam Delgado: Percussion, guitar, vocals
  • Renee Harcourt: Guitar, bass, banjo, harmonica, vocals
  • Jeri Jones: Guitar, bass, dobro, mandoline, vocals
  • Monica Pasqual: piano, keys, accordion, melodica, vocals

 

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