The Jack Silverman Ordeal w/Loco Vibrato & Viktor KraussPop/Rock
Playing both unhinged and in the pocket requires a balance of focus and dementia. That’s the Jack Silverman Ordeal’s department, staffed by a shifting pool of players who thrive on a mash-up that bunny-hops between Bitches Brew-era Miles Davis, The Meters, John Zorn and Vince Guaraldi, and led by guitarist (and Scene managing editor) Silverman, whose plectral pursuits blend groove and audacity. That’s thoroughly documented on their eponymous debut album. But to throw a few musical Molotovs into the mix, noted eccentric double bassist and composer Viktor Krauss — frequent Lyle Lovett and Bill Frisell sideman and Alison’s bro — joins the Ordeal’s rhythm section for a special gig as part of the Nashville Fringe Festival. The one-night combo will fire up some of Krauss’ tunes too. Fellow cultists Loco Vibrato, led by guitarist and Sundazed record label boss Bob Irwin, open the show, refracting the sounds of classic surf music, lounge jazz and Jimmy Webb-style orchestrations with their smart hillbilly perspective.
Tue, Mar 5 | 8:00 PM
The Stone Fox