The notion of melding jazz with fringe religious beliefs seems like an insufferable ethnomusicology exercise. But the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing, better known as the Shakers, may offer fertile ground for musical experimentation. The Shakers’ music, composed of thousands of songs, is pretty odd: Much of it is delivered in indecipherable [...]
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The venerable Cowboy Junkies made their regular D.C.-area appearance in Falls Church last Friday, playing a slew of new material from their forthcoming Renmin Park—the first of a planned four albums the band will be writing and releasing in the next 18 months. More photos after the jump and at the full gallery.