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Chicago Tribune: Sturgill Simpson blows past genre limits at Riviera

  • Chicago Tribune: Sturgill Simpson blows past genre limits at Riviera
    June 3, 2016

    "It was a show that made genre distinctions irrelevant, as Simpson embraced a multitude of traditions from his native South: country, certainly, but also soul and funk (most explicitly in 'Keep it Between the Lines'), blues and Southern rock. He gave the band plenty of latitude to explore the triangle that binds Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans, and his vision translated into blue-flame conviction."

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michelle.bermudez's picture
on June 3, 2016 - 11:16am

"It was a show that made genre distinctions irrelevant, as Simpson embraced a multitude of traditions from his native South: country, certainly, but also soul and funk (most explicitly in 'Keep it Between the Lines'), blues and Southern rock. He gave the band plenty of latitude to explore the triangle that binds Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans, and his vision translated into blue-flame conviction."

Read more here.