If you’re looking for a really cool, unique and local-centric gift for a friend or relative who digs traditional Country — or if you are a fan yourself and want a cool new CD — head to the Southgate House Revival this Saturday for the Spirits of Hank CD release party.
Spirits of Hank is a live recording featuring numerous local Country/Roots musicians playing the eight songs music legend Hank Williams recorded at Cincinnati’s Herzog recording studios in the late ’40s. Attendees are encouraged to sport ’40s-era clothing, learn some dance moves from that decade at the show and listen to the music of local bands Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle and Straw Boss.
Capping the night off is Arlo McKinley and the talented friends who helped with the recording — Tim Carr, Tyler Lockard, Sarah Davis, Moriah Haven Lawson, Sylvia Mitchell and Kelly Thomas.
Tickets are available for Saturday’s release shindig (which will also feature a photo display of pictures of Williams during his time in Cincy) through ticketfly.com for $5 or $12, if you’d also like to pre-purchase the CD. Admission is $7 at the door on the day of the show or $12 with the CD. Proceeds benefit the Cincinnati USA Music Heritage Foundation (which is located in the old Herzog space).
The 'SPIRITS OF HANK' release party is Saturday, Dec. 21, at Southgate House Revival. Click here for more info.