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Happy Birthday Radney Foster at Exit/In

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Radney Foster got his start churning out country rock British Invasion-style with Foster and Lloyd. In his nearly two decades as a solo act since then, his live shows have usually rocked pretty hard—hard in a country vein—and some of that energy has made it onto his albums. But who would’ve expected him to arrive at the mid-century mark with such a head of steam? Facing mortality stirred Foster’s spiritual sensibilities, and he let the fervor boil over in a surprisingly joyful way on his upcoming album Revival, recorded with his road band, The Confessions. He’s also just launched Devil’s River Records in order to release it. It’s no surprise, then, that Foster is in the mood to party like a true Nashville veteran: with folks who have played a role in his career so far—from Bill Lloyd to Dierks Bentley and Darius Rucker (both of whom sing on the new album)—sitting in.
Mon., July 20, 9 p.m., 2009

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