Skip to content

SHOW PREVIEW: LEE BAINS III & THE GLORYFIRES AT THE TRACTOR TAVERN. JUNE 17th, 2014

June 16, 2014

IMG_6465

About 2 months ago I walked into my favorite and now historical music venue called the 7th St. Entry in Minneapolis. No sooner did I walk in to this oddly muggy little joint, I was stopped dead in my tracks by a band that was scorching their way through the set. Frontman Lee Bains III, was sweating, kneeling and singing at the top of his lungs in front of his drummers kick drum, and emphatically banging on the cymbals . I mean I didn’t even make it to the bar to get my PBR and I was completely enthralled.

Sure the band was tight, and had that beautiful raw kinda American gritty feel to it … you know that “real” kinda rock and roll. But the frontman and the talent behind him, was electric and fucking dominating the 25-30 people that were there on this chilly Monday night in Minneapolis. I was pissed that I had calculated my approx show time start in Minneapolis, according to the way Seattle does it, cause now I had already missed half the set; and from the looks of the soaking wet t-‘s and soaked hair …it was obvious some serious work had been put in already.

In other words get there early, and don’t miss any of this kick ass band that’s part of Seattle’s Sub-Pop family.

Photo By: Jason Friendt

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: