MotorCity Casino Hotel to Welcome Chris Robinson Brotherhood to Sound Board, 6/13
MotorCity Casino Hotel welcomes the Chris Robinson Brotherhood to Sound Board on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 8 p.m.
On April 29th, the Chris Robinson Brotherhood returns from gathering the ineffable with Phosphorescent Harvest, their third long playing album for Silver Arrow Records. Having first unshackled the air with Big Moon Ritual (June 2012) and The Magic Door (September 2012), the band--Robinson (lead vocals, guitar), Neal Casal (guitar, vocals), Adam Macdougall (keys, vocals), George Sluppick (drums), and Mark Dutton (bass, vocals)--trucked the realms relentlessly, including a 118-show stretch that never failed to illuminate blank nights to just this side of clarity.
Momentarily content with dusting the globe and turning the sun out at its scattered dances, the Brotherhood reconvened with producer Thom Monahan (Vetiver, Devendra Banhart, Papercuts) to materialize a new set of sounds unseen to lean on ceilings, a music of the spheres not content to just envelop rafters. The writing partnership and dialogue between Robinson and Casal has never been as closely woven as it is on Phosphorescent Harvest, almost akin to the conversation you hear murmuring out of the mouths of the moon and the stars as they glide the celestial track.
Phosphorescent Harvest features ten new songs that build on the California group's impressively growing repertoire by combining the direct and immediate songwriting Robinson has long been known for with an expansive sense of space and texture that has never been so fully realized until now. In an age when so many put their beliefs in trends, the volumes have all collapsed and rooms are filled with tiny rock and dampened lamps, the Chris Robinson Brotherhood rolls on to sharpen the blur at your brow and wind like smoke through your mind.
Tickets ($25, $20 and $18) go on-sale Friday, March 28, 2014 via Ticketmaster. To purchase tickets, please call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or visit online at www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available through the Sound Board Box Office on Wednesday and from Friday-Sunday. Guest must be at least 21 years old to attend this performance.