"A young and insightful balladeer."
“We would call Granite State solo-folkster Joe Young “Mighty” Joe Young, but we’re pretty sure that somebody else must have thought of that by now. Hell, we’ll check. Hmmm. Ha, seriously? Hot damn! We’re the first! Fuck yeah, we are totally milking this. John Darnielle, if John Darnielle had friends in high school, comes to Johnny D’s this evening, packed taut those sort of twangy, soulful tunes that’ll make you glad you saw him before his ticket-prices hit the high double-digits. They don’t call him “Mighty” Joe Young for nothing! And by they, we mean us.”