June 18, 2010

Jay Farrar at the Old Rock House, 6/17/10

Jay Farrar barely flinched from the heat as he plowed through a 100-minute set last night, loaded with Son Volt's recent catalog and a few classics in front of a sold-out crowd at the Old Rock House. Continue reading Robin Wheeler's review. Photos by Jason Stoff.
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Jay Farrar performing at the Old Rock House.
Jay Farrar performing at the Old Rock House.
Dade Farrar performing at the Old Rock House.
Dade Farrar performing at the Old Rock House.
Kristen Marie and Lori, St. Louis locals, debated the merits of Farrar and Tweedy over beers.
Kristen Marie and Lori, St. Louis locals, debated the merits of Farrar and Tweedy over beers.
Jay Farrar performing at the Old Rock House.
Jay Farrar performing at the Old Rock House.
Mark Spencer supporting Jay Farrar at the Old Rock House.
Mark Spencer supporting Jay Farrar at the Old Rock House.
All four of the night's musicians played together for the two-song encore.
All four of the night's musicians played together for the two-song encore.
Jay Farrar performing at the Old Rock House.
Jay Farrar performing at the Old Rock House.
Gary Hunt and Dade Farrar performing at the Old Rock House.
Gary Hunt and Dade Farrar performing at the Old Rock House.
Fans lined up outside the Old Rock House hours before Jay Farrar took the stage.
Fans lined up outside the Old Rock House hours before Jay Farrar took the stage.
Jay Farrar performing at the Old Rock House.
Jay Farrar performing at the Old Rock House.