Navigating Through Blues: The Allstars Plot a Musical Course to Boulder

Article Contributed by Boulder Theater | Published on Thursday, October 12, 2023

Renowned for their rich family-rooted musical journey, the North Mississippi Allstars are set to enchant the Boulder Theater with their signature blend of blues, rock, and jam, on Friday, January 12, 2024, with doors opening at 7:00 pm and the show commencing at 8:00 pm. The night promises to be an electrifying blend of generations, cultures, and raw, impassioned music.

As the group celebrates over a quarter-century in music, they come forward with their thirteenth album, “Set Sail” (New West Records), embodying the spirit of family and tradition. Known for their musical dynamism and GRAMMY® Award-nominated works, Luther and Cody Dickinson, the founding members, welcome fellow second-generation musicians Jesse Williams and Lamar Williams, Jr. into their fold for this album, ensuring a synergy that is both powerful and heartwarming.

Tickets Availability and Pricing Tickets for this momentous event go on sale on Friday, October 13, at 10 a.m. and can be purchased HERE at a price of $25.00 for advance sales and $27.50 as the Day of Show General Admission Tickets, plus applicable service fees. This all-ages event is not only a nod to the rich history and tradition of music but also a welcoming embrace of the future of blues and rock.

About North Mississippi Allstars With a lineage deeply rooted in the heart of music, North Mississippi Allstars has continually evolved, exploring various musical landscapes while remaining firmly planted in the traditions that have been passed down through generations. Their music represents a vibrant conversation between siblings, friends, and fellow musicians, and echoes with the wisdom and tradition of their Southern heritage. The group's distinctive sound, coined "Primitive Modernism," seamlessly melds elements of folk, soul, and psychedelic rock into a rhythm and blues that is uniquely their own.

Luther shares, “The chemistry we have with this lineup is powerful. We are all second-generation musicians and share a telepathic, relaxed ease about creating and performing." Their new album, “Set Sail”, is a testament to this chemistry, showcasing a rich tapestry of their roots and contemporary influences, resonating with both traditional and modern ears.

Special Guest: BAG MEN Enhancing this musical voyage, special guest BAG MEN will bring their own distinctive sound to the stage, promising an evening that is set to be an immersive experience of authentic, heartfelt music.