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Wednesday Night Music: Samantha Crain and the Midnight Shivers 

Samantha Crain and the Midnight Shivers play a free show in Bend, Oregon.

Sometimes, when I hear a band is coming to town, I like to slow roast the music on my rotation for, I don’t know, about a month. That’s what I’ve been doing with the tunes of Samantha Crain and the Midnight Shivers, the rootsy indie rock act from Oklahoma that’s playing a free show at McMenamins Old St. Francis School Wednesday night (7pm).

The band, obviously, is led by Samantha Crain, a young, small-statured lady who strums and sings much louder than her size. The sound is reminiscent (and I apologize if this is an easy comparison) of Jenny Lewis when she was playing with the Watson Twins or maybe an even-more Americana-drenched version of the Cave Singers.

Samantha and company have been getting some much-deserved attention from the press and the music-listening community at large this year, making the band just one more act to play the McMenamins tour on a path to something much bigger.

Here’s a video of the band playing in the Paste Magazine studio about a year ago:

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