It's been ages since I've caught the Old 97s, so I'm headed for the Showbox tonight. However, if you're in Ballard this evening, I can't recommend the bill at the Tractor strongly enough.
Music critics bust out David Lynch comparisons with exhaustive frequency (I'm 100% guilty as charged), but few artists are as deserving of the comparison as Slim Cessna's Auto Club. Here's what I wrote about them one of the last times they brought their bag of Wild West-inspired, funeral parlor tricks through town. A live clip of the band former Dead Kennedy leader Jello Biafra once described as "the country band that plays the bar at the end of the world." is below: