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Friday, March 7, 2008

Thursday, March 13th @ Bourbon Rocks – 1:00 AM

Nearly three decades ago, the BoDeans were formed when Kurt Neumann and Sammy Llanas initiated a unique singing and songwriting partnership in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The partnership was built on give and take, whether in the trading of lyrical or melodic ideas, an exchange of guitar riffs, or the blending of vocal harmonies. As frontmen for what . . .
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008

Feb. 15, 2008

Their hair may be grayer and the musicians backing them may have changed, but Sam Llanas and Kurt Neumann remain the heart and soul of The BoDeans. With uncanny harmonies and a dynamic electric/acoustic-guitar tandem, the duo with Waukesha roots has survived record-label politics, an ugly management lawsuit and industry indifference. And Friday night at the sold-out Potawatomi Bingo Casino’s Northern Lights Theater—joined by keyboardist Bukka Allen, bassist Eric Holden and drummer Noah Levy—they proved that age and time have only strengthened them. Still, a new BoDeans album of impressive jangly (and sometimes dark) roots rock produced by recent Grammy-winner T-Bone Burnett, is slated for release on March 4, and a 12state tour kicks off a week later in Texas.
Friday, Feb. 15, 2008

Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino - 8:00 PM

Although it’s unlikely Fox will license another BoDeans for a hit program, the hometown heroes have stayed busy since their ’90s breakthrough, gigging and recording steadily. The BoDeans will spend much of this year promoting their upcoming eighth album, Still, which reunited the group with producer T-Bone . . .