You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


Dustbowl Revival’s mix of styles sounds right at home

CAMBRIDGE — Zach Lupetin moved to Los Angeles hoping to become a successful screenwriter and playwright. But he started a great band instead.

That band, Dustbowl Revival, revels in a freewheeling mix of (mostly) American roots styles, blended in unequal parts like a sloppy batch of moonshine. It isn’t shape-shifting genre hopping so much as a strain of fusion folk, one that finds common ground between the mandolin and trombone.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week