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Erika Wennerstrom
Atwood's Tavern
Cambridge, MA
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Jul 29, 2018 10:00 PM



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General $15.00 ($16.52 w/service fee)
 
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Erika Wennerstrom
Theres something somewhat frightening, yet utterly liberating when leaving the confines of a successful band to venture solo  especially a band whose latest record was called effortlessly brilliant by critics. But, such is the case with Erika Wennerstrom who is taking a break from her Austin-based rock band, Heartless Bastards, to deliver her solo debut Sweet Unknown.

It was a really freeing experience, reveals the singer/songwriter/guitarist. I found my strength in my vulnerability as an artist, and really, just as a person. It kind of forced me to allow myself to be a little more exposed and stand on my own two feet. Its easy to feel comfortable in a band, but its scary to do it as just yourself. I feel like Ive grown a lot creatively and personally.

But fans of Heartless Bastards  which has released five critically- acclaimed albums since their 2003 inception, appeared on many late night television shows, and has drawn praise from Rolling Stone, Time, New York Times  need not worry. The band has not broken up. Wed been going for so long and everyone in the band was just ready for a little break. But I had songs in me that needed to come out. I didnt think it was fair to push them to keep going and I didnt want to do it without them under the band name, explains Wennerstrom, who enlisted the help of HBs Jesse Ebaugh to play bass on 8 of the 9 tracks on Sweet Unknown.

Fans can also rest assured that what theyve grown to love about Wennerstroms music is still front-and-center. Her trademark vocals that NPR so aptly calls warm yet gritty, throaty yet sweet, gigantic, yet intimate are that times 10. And the bluesy, rock vibes that Relix describes as smoky, late night [rock] that exists somewhere between Royal Trux and the Rolling Stones has only gotten smokier and bluesier.

So, what is the difference? Its just more of me, she says. Its as simple as that. I was able to get deeper and you get another level of my heart and soul. And, its really about my journey of self-awareness and healing and finding acceptance and self-love. Its very empowering.

ATWOOD'S IS A MIX OF SEATING AND STANDING ROOM. PURCHASING A TICKET DOES NOT GUARANTEE SEATING.

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Atwood's Tavern (View)
877 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
United States


Categories

Music > Blues
Music > Indie
Music > Rock

Minimum Age: 21
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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