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People’s Blues of Richmond – Echoplex 2016

by 13 Stitches Magazine

Light Beer Drinker Loves PBR

Fuzzy blues riffs with emotion driven bass lines (Matt Volkes) and a kick ass drummer (Neko Williams). I love the groove mixed songs and the voice of Tim Beavers II. I was first motivated to see PBR after I heard “Quit or Die” with it’s infectious drum beats and lyrics – this song sounds like Gogol Bordello and Jack White’s love child. Then “I Understand” makes the entire crowd smile and spill drinks – they can’t stop moving. There are plenty of dark, blues-inspired tracks on Quit of Die (the band’s third studio release) with PBR. This trio is loaded with talent, you will find yourself mesmerized by Neko’s drumming, he is a virtuoso, a prodigy on the skins! As I get older I am amazed at how talented and worldly bands like People’s Blues of Richmond seem. It’s like they have already lived more than a lifetime and soaked up enough musicianship and heartache, thus enabling them to spawn amazing albums. I can’t wait to see what they do next!

John Mairs –
13 Stitches Magazine

CONCERT PHOTOGRAPHY – People’s Blues of Richmond performing at the Echoplex in Los Angeles – September 20, 2016. Photo gallery features images from the show. If you were at the show be sure to submit a user review!

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Lumpy September 29, 2016 - 3:33 pm

PBR Rules!!!!

Keith September 29, 2016 - 4:11 pm

I love a good IPA but when PBR is in town and on tap it’s a no brainer!
Glad I had the opportunity to catch my friends on the west coast, no matter what stage these guys play on you can always bet on leaving with a smile on your face!

cortbot October 2, 2016 - 10:39 am

kickass drummer indeed. son of a drummer, keeping up the family tradition well. quality on all fronts.


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