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The Dirt Daubers warmed hearts

Mighty fine tunes at the Pour House

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Things were jumping all evening at the Pour House on Saturday night as the fourth annual Holy City Cold Heart Revival commenced on the main stage inside and the stage on the big deck outside.

One act that caused quite a stir among the friends, musicians, and scenesters in attendance was hillbilly-themed, Kentucky-based acoustic trio The Dirt Daubers. Situated behind a white-cloth banner hanging from a microphone stand holding two old-fashioned microphones (one for singing and one for kazoo-playin'), skinny, bespectacled frontman J.D. Wilkes led his bandmates — his wife Jessica Wilkes (on mandolin and tenor guitar) and pal Layne Hendrickson (on homemade "gutbucket" washtub bass) — through a cute, loose, and twangy set of mountain tunes.

Billed as one of the headliners of the eight-band roster, they performed right before the evening's closer, Lindsay Hollers' Western Polaroids. By midnight, the stragglers were almost too full of suds and mountain-spirit to function.

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