The Journal of Roots Music: Dom Flemons and Old Crow Medicine Show


“Now, this ain’t no hat exchange. You keep your hat and I’ll keep mine and that way everyone will be happy.” An enthusiastic audience member offered to trade his hat for Dom’s signature vintage hat but Dom wasn’t having any of that. The American Songster needs to look the part.

Dom Flemon’s Trio opened the Old Crow Medicine Show in Lincoln on a beautiful August evening and it was packed. Dom and his fellow bandmates were amazing and versatile musicians. Dom is the consummate showman and has a way of bringing past tunes and styles into the present. His rendition of Hot Chicken brought the house down. And my wife, Polly, was delighted with Dom’s rendition of “Polly Put The Kettle On.” Read more here.


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