Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Audrey Auld 

8 p.m. Tuesday, April 14. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

Audrey Auld's roots are in Tasmania, an exotic Australian isle that suggests nothing of the lissome singer's precise, terse lyrical style or her licentious way with vocal twang. Part Kathleen Edwards and part Kasey Chambers, the country-folk songstress mostly hews to the sunny side of Americana (think glittering acoustic guitars and springy rhythms), but also appropriates blues and jazz when the dance-floor impulse strikes. She doesn't front about her country connections, either. "I never grew up in a mining town," she sings, "but I've been down in a hole." The songs on 2006's Lost Men and Angry Girls spell out metaphorical addictions, skewer all-too-literal peacenik politics and lead the listener on a wild-goose chase for the legendary Luckenbach, Texas. With her clever, spirited songs, this Aussie may yet find the way.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Speaking of...

Latest in Critics' Picks

Read the Digital Print Issue

July 28, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation