Tag: Murder By Death

Murder By Death + Sarah Shook & The Disarmers at New Brookland Tavern – photos

All of our contributors besides Larry Jack have been pretty slack about uploading photos and writing posts for the past few months, as regular readers know, but the music goes on … We will have a post up soon about…

Murder By Death + Laura Stevenson at The Grey Eagle in Asheville – photos

On my way into the Murder By Death/Laura Stevenson show at The Grey Eagle in Asheville a number of weeks ago, I chatted with a guy from Knoxville who had seen MBD the night before in Nashville. I had of…

looking back and moving on – photos from 2016

You’ve probably read enough posts about the deaths of 2016, so I won’t belabor the losses — Prince, David Bowie, Merle Haggard, Ralph Stanley, Leonard Cohen, Sharon Jones, George Michael, to name a few — that hit some of us…

Murder By Death + Saintseneca at The Jinx – photos

Murder By Death made another stop in Savannah recently, and I’m not sure what to say about the band that we haven’t said here, here, here, here, here, and here. If there’s anyone in Savannah who loves Murder By Death…

Murder By Death back at The Jinx on 5/12 – preview

Murder By Death has put on some of the best shows that I’ve seen in recent years, including gigs at The Jinx for the bar’s 10th anniversary and on the final night of the first Savannah Stopover. I’ve also been…

bill’s 2015 year in review

We don’t get too personal here at hissing lawns, but no one lives in a vacuum. 2015 has been a stressful year for me personally, including some high highs plus a couple of very low lows: my father died in…

Murder By Death in another “magical” venue – a Kentucky cavern (photos + review)

Deep into their set on Friday night in a cavern, Murder By Death‘s Adam Turla told a story about the struggle to book venues in the early days. When a promoter asked what kind of places the up-and-coming band wanted…

Murder By Death “Big Dark Love” album review

Murder By Death’s seventh studio album, Big Dark Love, is just that – big, dark, and lovely. It opens with a punch; an upbeat tune with an underlying lament that sets the stage for an album that weaves through themes…

Murder By Death releases new single

I think it’s safe to say that most of hissing lawns’ contributors were packed into the sold out Murder By Death show this past October at The Jinx. Yeah, we’re fans! As you might know, Murder By Death’s new album…

30 great live acts of 2014

OK, a few disclaimers: all lists are subjective, there’s something artificial in all the year-end “Best of” rankings, no one can see every show, some genres are inevitably neglected because of personal taste and happenstance, yada yada yada. But when…