Indie-rocker Jason Boesel is playing at Double Door in Chicago Tuesday, Feb. 16 in support of his celebrated folk-rock debut Hustler’s Son (out now on Team Love). Check out some of his tunes here: http://www.myspace.com/jasonboesel
This is Boesel’s first time trading in sticks for guitar and taking lead as frontman. Dawes will join him onstage as his back-up band on all the dates supporting the co-bill of Dawes and Cory Chisel And the Wandering Sons.
Co-produced by Jason Boesel and Jonathan Wilson, ‘Hustler’s Son’ features top shelf guests like David Rawlings, Benmont Tench, Orenda Fink, Boesel’s Rilo Kiley bandmate Blake Sennett, Nate Walcott and others.
WHO: Jason Boesel W/ Dawes and Cory Chisel & The Wandering Sons
WHEN: Tuesday February 16, 8:00 PM
WHERE: Double Door, 1572 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622 [google map]
You might be asking yourselves, “What are the critics saying?” Well…
-“A smart and much needed fresh slice of Americana… [Boesel] delivers a very strong debut.” – The Huffington Post
-“Incredible…. sinewy and warm harmony lines” – Daytrotter
-“Jason Boesel is ready to step out front… ‘Hustler’s Son’ is full of hushed and catchy country rock” – Paste Magazine
-“Boesel’s high lonesome vocals and weary worldview evoking the likes of Steve Earle and Townes Van Zandt, the ready references have him sounding like a natural.” – BLURT
-“For every Phil Collins and Don Henley, we occasionally get a Dave Grohl.” – The Pitch: Kansas City
-“A deft combination of grit and twang” – Direct Current Music