Follow us
Mobile
Pin It

Friday, September 21, 2012

Holy Ghost Tent Revival at Visulite Theatre tonight

Posted By on Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 8:08 AM

HOLY GHOST TENT REVIVAL
Homeboys Holy Ghost Tent Revival hail from Greensboro, where the band makes old-timey folk-pop in the bluegrass and jugband vein. Featuring horns, electric instrumentation and the occasional gravelly holler that calls to mind the folkgrass of the early-period Avett Brothers, Holy Ghost Tent Revival fits squarely among a recent batch of young’uns discovering old sounds and instruments in a rollicking, modern way. They’ve been touring hard for the last three years and are preparing this summer to release a new album, Sweat Like the Old Days, which promises “an even more concentrated rush of electric joy that may surprise listeners accustomed to vintage Ghost.” And while the band might sometimes be difficult to distinguish from the other Americana acts making more rock-leaning, electric ’grass, Ghost can be counted on to perform with a foot-stomping passion that would send any fan of sick banjo picking home happy. $8. Sept. 21, 9:45 p.m. Visulite Theatre, 1615 Elizabeth Ave. 704-358-9200.

Tags: , , , , ,

  • Pin It

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Creative Loafing encourages a healthy discussion on its website from all sides of the conversation, but we reserve the right to delete any comments that detract from that. Violence, racism and personal attacks that go beyond the pale will not be tolerated.

Latest in Vibes

More by Rachel Bailey

Search Events

Recent Comments

www.flickr.com
items in Creative Loafing Charlotte More in Creative Loafing Charlotte pool

© 2015 Womack Newspapers, Inc.
Powered by Foundation