Gretchen Peters at City Varieties (live review)

…to call Gretchen Peters a veteran of country rock would be a disservice: she still has stories to tell, ground to cover. Over the course of nearly two hours, through her honeyed yet weathered voice with little overt embellishment, Peters reminds you of what an irreplaceable talent she is.

New album Dancing with the Beast (“It’s not about my husband” we’re assured) is hot off the press and the majority of the set is dedicated to it. This includes the beautifully washed out ‘Arguing with Ghosts’. This could well be the creed underpinning all of Gretchen Peter’s work. Much of her music hangs around the impasse of ‘what ifs’…

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