2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Presented by: ATX6

Jordan Webster

Saturday, March 21
1:00AM - 1:55AM

409 Colorado St


Pain and agony can resonate in most any music, and has throughout the ages. Church hymns started out the musical chronicling of divine pain, opera made grief into theatrical high art, and folk and country musics created a distinctly American way for the downtrodden to express their plight. But the blues… the blues was absolutely, 1,000 percent made for pain. Something about those chords and a swaying beat creates the perfect home for human moans and shrieks driven by heartache, injustice and evils brought by man and the world at large.

But here’s the thing; the blues can’t be all about the bad times. You need some joy, ecstasy and frivolity somewhere in there so the music is at least a little like life. Mrs. Glass understands that balance, and gives us a record that starts off with a sentiment (“I Was Alone”) that’s as old as stone set to guitar that sparks into a fire as the song swings along. That song sets the mold fo...

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