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Presented by: Ben Sherman/ UKT&I

Black Rivers

Thursday, March 19
10:00PM - 10:40PM

Latitude 30
512 San Jacinto St


BLACK RIVERS – the Williams brothers’ third great band

Until now, Andy and Jez Williams have been best known as two thirds of Doves, whose four albums – including two Number Ones – took them around the world, including stadium-sized gigs with U2, Elbow and Coldplay. You can hear echoes of Doves’ expansive, emotional sound in their new band, Black Rivers, but it’s more electronic, more diverse, more brilliantly psychedelic, tugging at the heartstrings in a different, more kaleidoscopic way.

“We never said ‘Oh, we can’t do that because it sounds too much like Doves,’ says Jez. “Some bands are rooted in the reality of the here and now. I suppose we’ve always been about escapism: searching for something. That’s the link, but I wouldn’t want to think we sound too much like Doves. The exciting thing about Black Rivers is that we had the freedom to go wherever we wanted.”

With Doves on indefinite hiatus since 2010, the d...

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