Showbox Sodo Sodo
Sat., Nov. 11, 8 p.m. 2017 All Ages
Recommended by Kathy Fennessy
If the Coen brothers made a sequel to O Brother, Where Art Thou?, it might resemble Redemption & Ruin, the new covers collection from Bay Area trio the Devil Makes Three. Over 12 fiddle-driven tracks, they extol the virtues of rambling and gambling with assists from Emmylou Harris and Duane Eddy. It's the kind of outlaw music that could make a country fan out of a metal nephew or a punk niece. Even conservative cousins might appreciate the sprinkling of sin-atonement numbers. On Scott H. Biram’s latest, The Bad Testament, he explores similar themes with equal vim and vigor.