WHEN: April 24May 3
WHERE: New Orleans
BIG GUNS: Neil Young (pictured), Wilco, Kings of Leon
BEN HARPER SEZ: "This and the Voodoo festival are great for the same reason: You're enjoying American music in the city where it was born. The setting demands inspiration."
Over the course of her nearly decade-long career as Grouper, Liz Harris has become a master of all things overcast. Her ambient compositions and waterlogged ballads are like fogged-up windows — bleary enough to indicate the bleakness inside, but only its vaguest outlines. There’s suggestion of something heartbreaking, but its true shape remains occluded, unobtainable,… More »