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Full house for Silkstones and Kimberly MacGregor a pleasant surprise

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It is nice to be pleasantly surprised when I go to a show.
 So I was impressed  for several reasons, Sept. 19. First, the Owl was packed, standing room only for a show, which seems to be happening more lately.Kimberly MacGregor at the Owl Acoustic Lounge. Photo by Richard Amery


 Secondly, I was blown away by Edmonton blues musician Kimberly MacGregor’s massive, dusky voice. Unfortunately I only caught the last few songs if her band’s set which attracted a lot of new fans.


 Most of whom were there for  local rock band the Silkstones, who got some attention from new Lethbridge radio station the Bridge 98.1. It’s great to see such support for local acts.

MacGregor's band played some  energetic, passionate blues music enhanced by a steel guitar.


The Silkstones playing to a full house. Photo by Richard AmeryThe Silkstones, who I usually know as more of an indie-rock band, also showed they have a taste for the blues, at least for the first couple of songs.
 They followed that up with a  solid set of earnest indie-rock.

— By Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
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Last Updated ( Wednesday, 30 September 2015 11:21 )  
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