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North Mississippi Allstars

Friday, March 4, at the Beaumont Club.

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Blues brothers Cody and Luther Dickinson and bassist Chris Chew -- the full-tilt Memphis power trio North Mississippi Allstars -- have grown from precocious upstarts to full-on blues rockers over the past nine years. The evolution can be charted on three top-notch studio albums (featuring legends like R.L. Burnside and Otha Turner), a handful of Grammy nods and countless days and nights of hard-earned tour cred. Throw in the recent release of the group's first live disc, culled from a smoking set at last year's Bonnaroo, and the band's upcoming duties opening for the reconciled Black Crowes (another band that knows a thing or two about brothers in the blues biz) and these Allstars continue to demonstrate why they deserve their name.

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