Reggies Music Joint
7pm | 21+ | $13-15
Tav Falco - Panther Burns
Tav Falco’s Panther Burns are blazing a trail across the U.S.A. next month on their “Contamination” tour. Tav Falco, a longtime resident of Vienna, will be joined by an all-star lineup of Italian music vets including Mario Monterosso (Dale Watson, Red Mount Trio) and Francesco D’Agnolo (former session keyboardist for film composer Ennio Morricone).
Like many of the musicians, scholars, carnies and flaneurs that inspired him, Tav Falco is a Southern provocateur grifting his audience with the ol’ song and dance act before shuffling out the back door with a wink and a nod. His historico-musico revue, The Unapproachable Panther Burns, originated in 1979 at the nadir of Memphis’ postmodern, post-Beale, post-Sun, post-Stax era, when the Mississippi River town had seemingly disappeared from the cultural map and shriveled into an obsolescent landmark. Only groups like the Dixie Flyers, Mud Boy and the Neutrons, Big Star and Panther Burns were intent to keep the fires burning with or without