Live Review: Kevin Morby @ 9:30 Club — 6/1/19

KMorby5 Kevin Morby rocks the 9:30 Club on June 1, 2019. (Photo by David LaMason)

Over the past few years Kevin Morby has grown exponentially both as a performer and as a songwriter. From his time in the Babies and Woods to his critically acclaimed solo records, Kevin creates music that is at once familiar and at the same time new. He continued to do so at the 9:30 Club recently.

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Snapshots: Kevin Morby @ Ottobar — 4/20/18

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Kevin Morby rocks a sold-out Ottobar on April 20, 2018. (Photo by David LaMason)

Kevin Morby is troubadour who is cut from the same cloth as Lou Reed and Bob Dylan with a bit of Will Oldham or even Jason Molina (of whom Kevin and Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield covered recently). Last year, he released City Music on the Dead Oceans label. Last Friday, he performed to a sold-out Ottobar.

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Music Park: Hand Habits @ Ottobar — 4/20/18

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Hand Habits performs at the Ottobar on April 20, 2018. (Photo by David LaMason)

Hand Habits, the musical monicker of LA-based / New York native Meg Duffy, is something special. Meg is an incredible guitarist who has played with Mega Bog and currently with Kevin Morby but over the past several years she has honed her songwriting craft in her own project, the debut full-length of which was last year’s Wildly Idle (Humble Before the Void), released on Woodsist Records.

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Don’t Miss: Hand Habits @ Ottobar, 4/20/18

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Hand Habits (Photo courtesy the artist)

Singer-songwriter Meg Duffy, guitarist for Kevin Morby, launched Hand Habits, a solo project, a few years back, and last year she debuted a full-length album, Wildly Idle (Humble Before the Void), via Woodsist. Hand Habits is on tour now, opening for Kevin, and the show arrives at Ottobar in Baltimore on Friday, April 20.

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