Old Crow plays Conan
Friday, December 19, 2008
– Old Crow Medicine Show will perform Alabama High-Test
on Late Night with Conan O'Brien on Tuesday, Dec. 23. The track is from their latest album "Tennessee Pusher," which was out in September.
OCMS will open three shows for Dave Matthews Band on April 17 and 18 in Charlottesville, Va. and April 20 in Pelham, Ala. Prior to that, the quintet will tour the south with The Felice Brothers as support and heading to Australia and New Zealand for the first time in their career. Tour dates will be announced shortly.
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The very best way - the only way, really - to see Old Crow Medicine Show is live. Like its namesake, the medicine shows of old that were part preaching, part snake oil sales pitches, part old time music and pure entertainment, the band delivers a high-energy performance that keeps the crowd on its feet the entire show.
This album includes the band's performances recorded between 2013 and 2019 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, and what better place than the Mother Church of country music ...
Dave Cobb produced "Volunteer" for Old Crow Medicine Show, and while word on the street was that this promised to be a more rocking, less roots music effort, such talk shouldn't dissuade fans of the group's established sound from checking it out. Sure, there may be a little more electric guitar than on past efforts, but this is still very much OCMS music.
While rock and roll is not the best term for these songs, perhaps rambunctious best describes some of them. ...
Whenever an artist attempts to cover a classic work in whole, it can't help but seem like a somewhat audacious effort from the outset. After all, tackling an album that's stood the test of time, one that's already an integral part of the musical lexicon in its original form, is a formidable task. At best, the original artist's imprint is difficult to supersede, but at worst it can become a regrettable error that yields disastrous results.
Consequently, credit Old Crow ...