On Saturday, Jan. 13, Door Community Auditorium will kick off its Fireside Coffeehouse Concert Series with a concert by Milwaukee-based indie folk band Dead Horses in the intimate DCA Fireside Lobby. No Depression has hailed Dead Horses’ songwriting as “beautiful and fresh,” and the Milwaukee Record raved about the band’s “timeless and downright lovely sound.” Dead Horses will perform at both 7 pm and 9 pm, after quickly selling out the original 7 pm showtime.
Dead Horses has cultivated a soulful roots sensibility based around the powerful literary and musical force of frontwoman/songwriter Sarah Vos. Raised on Bible hymns by her preacher father, Vos’ backstory sounds more like that of an old Mississippi bluesman than a young Wisconsin folksinger. Despite their youth, Vos and her collaborator, bassist Daniel Wolff, have crafted a timeless sound that’s informed as much by early American prose as it is by modern Americana music.
Tickets for the concert are $22. Seating is limited; advance reservations are recommended and can be made at the DCA box office, located on Highway 42 in Fish Creek. The box office is open Monday-Friday, 12-5 pm. Tickets can be purchased in person, on the phone at 920.868.2728, or online at dcauditorium.org. The concert is sponsored by The Cordon Family Foundation. Coffee and treats from Base Camp Coffee Shop and Discourse Coffee will be available for purchase.