San Fermin to Bring Its Orchestral Pop to Old Rock House This Wednesday

by

comment
PHOTO BY DANNY RENSHAW
  • PHOTO BY DANNY RENSHAW
If San Fermin had simply stuck to sumptuous orchestral pop music, as heard on its self-titled debut, that would have been understandable. The band could have operated as a less greyscale Tindersticks and performed the multi-layered compositions that sprung from the pen and piano and Ellis Ludwig-Leone. But the last two albums have found the eight-piece band embracing pure pop pleasures and a healthy streak of electro-fried elegance. Both Allen Tate and Charlene Kaye have grown into their roles as co-singers while finding time to release their own solo records, but the alchemy of San Fermin remains a malleable, recognizable format where horns, strings and synths work in service of Ludwig-Leone’s songs.

Pavo? Pavo! Brooklyn quintet Pavo Pavo will open the set, playing songs from its debut album Young Narrator in the Breakers.



Watch the video for San Fermin's "Jackrabbit" below:


San Fermin
8 p.m. Wednesday, September 27. Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street. $15. 314-588-0505.



Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.