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The Old Ceremony

The Old Ceremony

Old Ceremony, Dexter Romweber & the New Romans 

When: Sat., May 21, 9 p.m. 2011
Price: $10-12

The Old Ceremony began as a chamber-noir outfit combining baroque sensibilities with smoky cabaret panache. That moody swing leavened the typical stiffness of orchestral-minded efforts, aided by frontman Django Haskins' comfy Beatles-inflected melodies. With last year's The Tender Age, they shelved gentility in favor of a more rocking mien, highlighted by Haskins' crisp songwriting. Dex Romweber is moving in the other direction: His latest, 2009's Ruins of Berlin, downshifts the tempos and Romweber's fiery rockabilly/ Americana in favor of more sedate, contemplative fare of the pre-rock variety. It's appropriate for his band, The New Romans, who boast fine backing singers and classic verve. —Chris Parker

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