You know how everybody loves Bob Dylan even if they don’t generally like folk music? Well, Washington D.C.’s guy-girl folk duo, Vandaveer, have the same appeal. The emotive and strong vocal delivery by the two set to the methodical strumming or picking of acoustic guitars will give chills to even the most discriminating music fan from the onset. Check out the new video for single “A Mighty Old Leviathan Of Old” from their latest album, Divide And Conquer, and welcome Vandaveer, and singer Mark Charles Heidinger’s excellent beard, into your music collection. They will play two 21-plus shows in the area: Union Hall in Brooklyn Dec. 9 and Mercury Lounge in Manhattan Dec. 10. $12 adv for each show $14 dos. myspace.com/vandaveer.
Vandaveer: Veering From The Norm
—by Andrew Magnotta, December 8, 2009