When future music historians look back at the strong currents circulating between the Americas in the 21st century, they will find Los Lobos, Calexico, and a charismatic, lanky Missourian singing tight harmony with a Southern belle rattling the jawbone of a donkey.
David Wax and Suz Slezak form the artistic core of the David Wax Museum, and together they fuse traditional Mexican folk with American roots and indie rock to create a Mexo-Americana aesthetic. Combining Latin rhythms, infectious melodies, and call-and-response hollering, DWM was hailed by TIME for its “virtuosic musical skill and virtuous harmonies” and has built a reputation among concertgoers all over the U.S, Canada, Europe and China for “kicking up a cloud of excitement with their high-energy border-crossing sensibility” (The New Yorker).
With the release of Knock Knock Get Up (September 2012), David Wax Museum has reached a level of cross-cultural integration and musical fluency that allows them to speak electrifying and heartfelt poetry with a tongue that is wholly their own.
David Wax Museum will be playing at DC’s 930 Club on April 8th. Tickets are $25.
|Upcoming Local Shows at Rams Head On Stage|
|August 30||Rusted Root|
|August 31||PigPen Theatre Co.|
|September 1||Jon Cleary Band|
|September 2||Courtlyn Carr|
|September 3||The Handmade Quarterly Volume VI featuring Pressing Strings, Mend The Hollow, Skribe & more!|
|September 4||Dick Dale|