859 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, California 94109

John Butler plays didgeridoo, hand drums, raw overdriven acoustic guitars, and sings like a motherfucker. It's powerful rootsy stuff, and the dude's got a lot to say. Definitely worth seeing.

"Sunrise Over Sea may be the John Butler Trio's American major label debut, but it's hardly your typical introduction to a new artist. The album?s mesmerizing 13 tracks deliver a perfect, eclectic blend of blues, reggae, classic country, Appalachian folk, funk, rock and hip-hop beats into a form and style that ultimately can only be classified as... well, the John Butler Trio. But the real truth is that Sunrise Over Sea isn't actually a debut album at all. John Butler is already something of a musical phenomenon in Australia where this -- and three previous albums -- have taken him to the top of the charts and made him one of the biggest concert draws and THE most successful independent musician on that continent."

Tristan Prettyman opens.

Added by aboxofjosh on May 15, 2005

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