Gig: 3Kings – Worthenbury Village Hall – Friday 18th Dec 2015
Posted on: Tuesday, Dec 15, 2015
3Kings bring their brand of North Mississippi Hill Country Blues to the Christmas concert of Going Up The Country at Worthenbury Village Hall this Friday.
According to Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hill_country_blues
Hill country blues (also known as North Mississippi hill country blues or North Mississippi blues) is a regional style of country blues. It is characterized by a strong emphasis on rhythm and percussion, steady guitar riffs, few chord changes, unconventional song structures, and heavy emphasis on the “groove” – more affectionately known as “the hypnotic boogie.”
Hill country refers to the northern region of Mississippi bordering Tennessee. It is divided between the counties of Marshall, Panola, Tate and Lafayette, and straddles the ecoregions of North Hilly Plain (Red Clay Hills or North Central Hills), the Loess Plains, and Bluff Hills. The hills have poor agricultural soil and wide forested areas, which led to the developments of only small farms, and a lumber industry. Holly Springs and Oxford, Mississippi are often cited as centers of Hill Country music.
What we know is that it’s damn good foot tapping stuff.