Pin It
Favorite

Poi Dog Pondering 

The mellow ensemble music of the dozen-plus Hawaii dwellers known as Poi Dog Pondering has been soothing indie-rockers since the late '80s. With membership that can swell to 18 or 20 on wax, and at least a dozen live, the band creates a subtly nuanced wash of sound that comes across like the natural hum " twittering parrots, tropical breezes in the hibiscus, and so on " of an island paradise. Guitar, violin, mandolin, keyboards, tambourine, horns and accordion create a shimmering, fluid, soulful orchestral swell that ebbs and flows as gently as equatorial seas, and live video displays of erupting volcanoes and cresting waves add to an overall feeling of utter organic lull. Its seventh full-length release, the softly poppy (and appropriately titled) 7, was released on Platetectonic Music last month. Tickets $13.50. — Alison Fensterstock

9 p.m. Sun., June 8

The Parish at the House of Blues, 225 Decatur St., 310-4999; www.hob.com

click to enlarge music_rec-17402.jpeg
Pin It
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Submit an event

Latest in Music Previews

Readers also liked…

Readers' Favorites

Spotlight Events

  • Morbid Angel @ House of Blues
    225 Decatur St. http://www.houseofblues.com/neworleans/restaurant

    • Tue., June 27, 7 p.m.
  • Alejandro Escovedo Band feat. Pat Puckett @ Chickie Wah Wah
    2828 Canal St. http://www.chickiewahwah.com

    • Sat., July 1, 8 p.m.
  • Big Freedia with Tank and the Bangas and Alfred Banks @ Tipitina's
    501 Napoleon Ave. http://www.tipitinas.com

    • Sat., July 1, 10 p.m.
  • Patriotic Music Festival @ Trinity Episcopal Church
    1329 Jackson Ave. http://www.trinitynola.com

    • Sun., July 2, 3 p.m.
  • Rick Ross @ Saenger Theatre
    1111 Canal St. http://www.saengernola.com

    • Mon., July 3, 8 p.m.

© 2017 Gambit
Powered by Foundation