Mrs. Glass Plays Tuesday Night Shows at The White Horse
Initially, I’d assumed that Mrs. Glass was the name of this audacious Austin-based trio. Technically, it is. And it isn’t. The frontman of the band goes by the moniker “Mrs. Glass” as well, and he’s a dude. So…head turning back and forth in a bit of confusion…I suppose it’s both.
And that adds to the adventure. Who wants boring? Not me.
The story goes like this, in a nutshell: Mrs. Glass, originally from Iowa, hitchhiked to New Orleans when he was a teenager, but left after Hurricane Katrina to make his way to Austin. That’s where he met bassist Ivan Evangelista and drummer Ian Fry at the Hole In the Wall, in April last year. Legend has it that the three musicians jammed together even before they uttered a single word to each other. (It’s also been noted that apparently, they were thinking maybe they should’ve kept it that way, not speaking to one another, but…)
What we have here from Mrs. Glass is a rock ‘n’ soul blowout, a blaze of rock/pop dosed with shots of blues and loads of grit. Perfect for a venue like The White Horse, 500 Comal St. in East Austin, which happens to be where Mrs. Glass has a Tuesday night residency. Check them out tomorrow night, when they share the bill with The Peacemakers. Get there around 9 p.m. Good stuff. Recommended.