Band: The Pollies
Date: Sunday, April 22, 7 p.m.
Venue: Callaghan’s Irish Social Club, 916 Charleston St., www.callaghansirishsocialclub.com
Tickets: $10 at the door
Founded by Ben Tanner (Alabama Shakes) and John Paul White (The Civil Wars), Florence-based Single Lock Records has introduced the nation to Alabama artists ranging from St. Paul and the Broken Bones to Dylan LeBlanc. Single Lock labelmates The Pollies have become regular visitors to the Azalea City and return before they embark on an extensive European tour this summer. Their upcoming performance at Callaghan’s will be a chance for locals to experience the sounds of The Pollies’ latest album, “Not Here.”
Longtime fans know this group’s music refuses to be classified, which is a strength, and “Not Here” is no exception. Elements of alt. country and indie rock gently flow throughout this album. All the while, songwriter Jay Burgess’ honest musical vignettes remain vibrant and emotional.