Delta Spirit In Concert The San Diego roots-rock quintet moved to Brooklyn and left its bar-band sound behind. Check out the "new" Delta Spirit in a Live Fridays webcast from WXPN.
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Delta Spirit In Concert

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Delta Spirit In Concert

Delta Spirit In Concert

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When Delta Spirit moved across the country from San Diego to Brooklyn, the band left its roots-rock reputation behind. The "new" Delta Spirit still overflows with energy, but there's nothing acoustic or folksy about the group's new self-titled album, which came out March 13. Guitars once strummed are run through effects pedals, while the fabled trash-can percussion of 2008's Ode to Sunshine has been replaced by a streamlined, uptempo backbeat.

Check out the band's new sound during a live concert webcast from Philadelphia's Union Transfer, brought to you by WXPN. Return to this page at noon ET Friday to hear the show as it happens.

Set List

  • "Empty House"
  • "White Table"
  • "Money Saves"
  • "People C'mon"
  • "Bushwick Blues"
  • "Tear It Up"
  • "Time Bomb"
  • "California"