Will Johnson, Collin Herring

Saturday, August 5, at Bend Studio

It's only fitting that Dallas' favorite yoga studio cum music venue presents this rather yin/yang bill, a two-man survey of the best of local songwriting. The über-prolific Johnson of Centro-Matic, South San Gabriel and solo renown offers a bit more darkness while Fort Worth wunderkind Herring serves up the light, both of them reworking the Americana/alt-country/roots rock thing to their own keen and emotionally stirring purposes. Both have begged comparisons to artists of far wider but not necessarily greater acclaim--think Paul Westerberg and Jay Farrar for contemporary references--yet each is also making his own distinctive mark as a writer and stylist. Hence this two-fer is rich with musical literacy and lyrical harmonics from guys who can both stun listeners with their guitars, their voices and the products of their mighty muses.

 
My Voice Nation Help
0 comments
Sort: Newest | Oldest
 

Concert Calendar

  • April
  • Fri
    18
  • Sat
    19
  • Sun
    20
  • Mon
    21
  • Tue
    22
  • Wed
    23
  • Thu
    24
Dallas Event Tickets
Loading...