Here’s betting that you’ll be bragging to your friends in the not-too-distant future about how you once saw the Blood Feathers in concert at the intimate White Water Tavern.
The Philly six-piece plays a brand of harmony-drenched boogie that’s oh, so, au courant. But in a timeless sort of way. There are three guitars, a bass guitar, drums, keys and a saxophone. And regular four-part harmonies. With hints of blues, pysch rock, R&B, rockabilly and Western swing, it’s a sound that’s bound to affect even the wall-huggers.
“It’ll be a dance party for certain,” co-lead singer/guitarist Ben Dickey said last week by phone. He and his mates were just outside of Asheville, en route to Chattanooga in a 1975 GMC RV (“just like the one in ‘Stripes’ “), to play the fourth gig of their two-week tour through the Southeast and Chicago. “We’re bombastic. Everyone will feel like their pants are on fire.”