Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Cream Calendar / Whatevs
Billy Bob and the Boxmasters at Grimey's Sept. 19
by D. Patrick Rodgers
on Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 1:32 PM
Americana Music Festival
but most strangely they’ll be opening an in-store with Charlie Louvin at Grimey’s on Sept. 19. They’re playing at 4 p.m. and
Louvin’s at 5:30. We won’t delve into the possible meanings of “Boxmasters,” but I do recommend you listen to “I’m Watchin’ the Game” on their MySpace page
Billy Bob and the Boxmasters will not be playing at Grimey's. Mr. Thornton will be signing CDs that day, but his band won't be performing until later that night, September 19 at Cannery Ballroom. 8 p.m. Our thanks to Doyle for straightening things out. Sorry to all you Billy-Bob-aholics.
Billy Bob Thornton and the Boxmasters describe themselves as a “1960s-era mod band whose upbeat rhythms and infectious arrangements contrast sardonically with the very dark themes they explore lyrically.” Personally, I’d just call them a B- country band with a C- vocalist and some damn goofy lyrics.
They’ll be in town for next week’s