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Freight & Salvage Presents: JJ Grey Solo – Front Porch Sessions

October 10 @ 8:00 pm

$40

From the days of playing greasy local juke joints to headlining major festivals, JJ Grey remains an unfettered, blissful performer, singing with a blue-collared spirit over the bone-deep grooves of his compositions. His presence before an audience is something startling and immediate, at times a funk rave-up, other times a sort of mass-absolution for the mortal weaknesses that make him and his audience human.

Onstage, Grey delivers his songs with compassion and a relentless honesty, but perhaps not until Ol’ Glory has a studio record captured the fierceness and intimacy that defines a Grey live performance. “I wanted that crucial lived-in feel,” Grey says of Ol’ Glory, and here he hits his mark. On the new album, Grey and his current Mofro lineup offer grace and groove in equal measure, with an easygoing quality to the production that makes those beautiful muscular drum-breaks sound as though the band has set up in your living room.

Doors open at 7.

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Details

Date:
October 10
Time:
8:00 pm
Cost:
$40
Event Category:
Website:
thefreight.org/event/1868905-jj-grey-solo-front-porch-berkeley/

Venue

Freight & Salvage
2020 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Phone:
(510) 644-2020
Website:
https://www.thefreight.org/