Howe Gelb plays Whelan’s on Thursday May 24th & we’ve a couple of tickets for you to win.
For 27 years Howe Gelb has uncompromisingly ploughed his own furrow blending his south western roots with lo-fi, country, jazz, and punk to create an ever-evolving and genre-defying career that in addition to 24 Giant Sand albums also includes three solo piano instrumental collections, a rake of grunge sludge and two collaborations with a gospel choir along with collaborations with PJ Harvey and with Lisa Germano as OP8. Inaccurately yet affectionately dubbed the Godfather of Alt. Country by the British press Gelb says he’s more comfortable with the term ‘erosion rock’ and is happy to be thought of as a cult figure along with the creative freedom that brings. “Giant Sand is a mood” he once said in an attempt to explain his dizzingly prolific and humblingly eclectic output.
Howe Gelb(Giant Sand/OP8)
Thursday May 24th
Whelans Of Wexford St
Or you could just email your name to firstname.lastname@example.org with HOWEGELBTICKETSPLEASE as the subject line by midnight on Tuesday 22nd May.