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8:00pm

Strand of Oaks
    Friday March 16, 2012 8:00pm - 8:30pm @ Antone's (213 W. 5th St.)

    In 2003, Tim Showalter's house burned down, his fiancée left him, and he resorted to writing songs on an acoustic guitar while living on park benches in suburban Philadelphia. Those events informed the entirety of his arresting debut, Leave Ruin, an album about loss and brokenness and lack of faith. But as affecting as it was, Showalter is leery of being stuck in the past. After all, the first word of that record's title is "leave," and one of the first thing he asks when contacted for this interview is, "Can we kind of re-do my bio? I don't want to keep being the sad sack whose house burned down."

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    In 2003, Tim Showalter's house burned down, his fiancée left...


    Type Band, Official
    Hashtag #sxsw #StrandofOaks
    Tags All, Avant-Experimental
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_MS18059

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