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Friday Night Highlights: Delilah DeWylde and the Lost Boys with Megan Dooley Art Hop Musical Experience: Delilah and the Lost Boys with Megan Dooley Free Fri November 6, 2015 6:00 p.m. Delilah DeWylde and the Lost Boys mix their own self-penned songs with vintage country/honky tonk hits, rockabilly favorites, and surf gems by such artists as Hank Williams Sr., Johnny Cash, Wanda Jackson, Buck Owens, Gene Vincent, and Dick Dale. Megan Dooley is a torch-swing musician hailing from Kalamazoo, Michigan. Dooley combines prohibition-era swing and torch style music with early r
May 23-26 Memorial weekend Buses by the Beach spring benefit Great organization with some of the greatest Michigan music
Label: Wylde Time Records
Bio: A long time ago, at the dawn of the Atomic Age, a succession of no-good punks and ill-mannered teenagers took the best of American roots music — hard-partying honky tonk country, searing gutbucket blues and lonesome hillbilly twang — and distilled it into a potent moonshine known as rockabilly. T...See Full Bio
“Delilah DeWylde is a Grand Rapids music staple. From her vintage dress to her black bangs, perched atop an upright bass, one is hard-pressed to find a West Michigan music lover who hasn't seen her perform. DeWylde cites a love for The Bakersfield Revival, as well as "vintage-throwback" in general, as shaping factors when forming the group. "Our intention was to continue with our rockabilly roots and branch out into classic country sounds," she said. "The classic country vocal style was fun to sing, so we kind of went with that since the beginning." Going along with the classic country themes, DeWylde rattles off a list of the usual lyrical suspects — "Broken hearts, cheating, drinking," to name a few, as Harvey's use, along with reworked versions of old songs the group likes. DeWylde helps Harvey with the arrangements. ”