Melissa Etheridge “The Medicine Show”
Tuesday, Apr 07 2020
SHOW AT 8PM | DOORS AT 6:30PM
Alt. Rock | Blues | Country | Folk
“I thought long and hard about the first impression of this album,” says Melissa Etheridge about the choice of the title track to lead off her new album, The Medicine Show. “It’s very different from any of the other songs on the album,” she says. “Yet it has so much to do with where I’m at right now. I just wanted to go POW! Hit things right off. BAM!” And hit it does. The song opens the album with power and force, roaringly loud guitars, banging drums amassed with fire and intensity by producer John Shanks. And in front of this, Etheridge puts out the call like a 21st century carnival barker: Let’s all go to the medicine show! And that medicine? Etheridge is not coy. Which is the point. “Calling the album The Medicine Show puts straight up, front and center, that this is about health, wellness, cannabis, this....