The Holmes Brothers
Fri, Oct 25, 2013
Times: 8 PM
Venue: Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street, Rockport, MA 01966Contact:
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Over the course of their 30-plus year career, The Holmes Brothers-- bassist/vocalist Sherman Holmes, guitarist/pianist/vocalist Wendell Holmes, drummer/vocalist and brother-in-spirit Popsy Dixon--have been feeding the souls of their devoted and ever-growing fanbase with a joyous and moving blend of blues, gospel, soul, R&B, rock 'n' roll, and country. Their amazing three-part harmony singing, mixing Wendell's gruff and gravelly vocals with Popsy's soaring falsetto and Sherman's rich baritone brings the soul and spirit of gospel music into everything they perform. Equally gripping is the rhythmic foundation laid down by Sherman's bass playing and Popsy's drumming, complimenting Wendell's blues-soaked guitar solos and church-inspired piano playing.