Having spent a decade in bands of varying shapes, sizes and sounds, Steve Sola embarked upon the mysterious path of becoming a one-man band about two years ago. Plagued by a lasting obsession with both the roots of American music and some of the mossier offspring of said roots, and accompanying himself with a stripped down percussion kit, harmonica and either six- or five-stringed instrument — or occasionally a keyboard — he plays an eclectic mix of garage folk, grungy blues and rickety rock ’n’ roll.

6:30pm Thurs 5/5 at The Spirit Room