Nancy K Dillon returns to Egan's Ballard Jam House in Beautiful Downtown Ballard. This show is a co-bill with "Society of Broken Souls" the newest incarnation of our pals Dennis James and Lauryn Shapter who will be in Seattle on tour from Iowa. 9pm Sharp.Tickets Save
Sounds Like: Eliza Gilkyson, Lucinda Williams, Gillian Welch, Kevin Welch, Nanci Griffith
Label: Rose Rock Records
Bio: On her newest album, Roses Guide to Time Travel, Nancy K. Dillon maps the road West; the dusty highways that conjure up images like Kerouac’s road trips, traveling dustbowl carnivals, and free-spirited 70s hipsters. Inspired by Oklahoma & Texas troubadours Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, and Kevin W...See Full Bio
"Delivered in a clear and lovely voice, "No Goodbyes" quotes Townes Van Zandt. Come to think, 'Snowin' On Raton' could well be seen as a key to Dillon's concise and intelligent songs that open with a lament for America's lost innocence and, via trains and depots, driving into a storm, dancing in the desert, a murder ballad/ghost story, renewing neglected friendships, a hymn to Portland (OR) and the faint hopes of an aging rock star, closes with falling petals and a guttering candle."