The Dig 3 CD Release Party at Evanston Space
Tue, September 19, 2023
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Unfettered by convention, blues superheroes Andrew Duncanson, Ronnie Shellist, and one-man-band Gerry Hundt unite as The Dig 3. Whiskey vocals, masterful harmonica, and keen original songs stay tethered to grooves only possible when the rhythm section is one person. Walking the tightrope between urgency and ease, Dig 3 creates roots music with power and subtlety - perfected by decades of house-parties and honky tonks.
The Dig 3 have a real knack for attaining blues nirvana … down at the bottom of the gutbucket.
Down there where old-school, blunt-force musicianship, bruising rhythms and dirty decibels pummel the very thought of bombastic peacocking. Down there, rumbling in allegiance to the blues’ dogma of: Lower the altitude to jack the attitude. Down there where Chicago roughhousers like one-armed Big John Wrencher, grindmaster Big Smokey Smothers, and the 12-fingered tornado that was Hound Dog Taylor used to work their magic. More simply put: Way down there where primal blues always do their damnedest....