Marshall Crenshaw Y Los Straitjackets

Things to do Dante's , Old Town Friday September 15 2017
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Marshall Crenshaw Y Los Straitjackets
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$ 20.00 - $25.00 / Age 21 And Up

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Marshall Crenshaw y Los Straitjacketscombines the shared sensibilities of a pop-rock maestro & a band of guitar-wielding masked marauders. Marshall Crenshawlearned to tune a guitar at age ten and has been making music ever since. His first big break came in 1978 playing the role of John Lennon in "Beatlemania" on Broadway. Over the course of a career that's spanned nearly four decades, 13 albums, Grammy and Golden Globe nominations, film and TV appearances (Buddy Holly in "La Bamba") and thousands of performances, Crenshaw's musical output has maintained a consistent fidelity to the qualities of artfulness, craftsmanship and passion, and hisefforts have been rewarded with the devotion of a broad and remarkably loyal fan base."Although he was seen as a latter-day Buddy Holly at the outset, he soon proved too talented and original to be anyone but himself." - Trouser PressLos Straitjacketsare the leading practitioners of the lost art of the guitar instrumental. Using the music of The Ventures, The Shadows, Link Wray and Dick Dale as a jumping off point, the band has taken their unique, high energy brand of original rock & roll around the world. Clad in theirtrademark Lucha Libre Mexican wrestling masks, the "Jackets" have delivered their trademark guitar licks to 16 albums, thousands of concerts and dozens of films and TV shows. "novelty is a key ingredient, but it's elevated by the band's good-natured sincerity and skill." -NPR World Cafe
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Venue name: Dante's
Address: 350 W Burnside St
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