Smart bets: Resonant Rogues

The polish on Resonant Rogues’ spirited Gypsy jazz makes the local quartet’s songs seem fitting for so many settings — from intimate, storied venues to vacant sidewalk spots. This year alone, the Rogues have enlivened stages in nine countries, and they’re currently wrapping up a 24-shows-in-25-days North American tour in support of their latest album, Here & Gone Again. But it’s “mountains or bust” now, as accordion player, banjoist and vocalist Sparrow Pants says the musicians are “excited about huddling up in our cozy home in Asheville for the winter. … We have a bunch of new songs written in New Orleans and Europe that we have been playing a lot lately. We will definitely be sharing many of those at The Mothlight.” Laura Blackley and the Darnell Boys open for Resonant Rogues, whose homecoming set will include drums by Mattick Frick at The Mothlight Friday, Dec. 4, at 9 p.m. $6/$8. themothlight.com. Photo by Rebecca Waldron

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About Kat McReynolds
Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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