Berns Salonger has been an institution in Stockholm since 1863. Many famous artists have performed here over the years, and concerts and other entertainment events are constantly being organized. On Sunday 6 October, Americana rock group, The Gary Douglas Band with Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes visit venerable Berns Salonger in Stockholm.
Berns Salonger are located in Berns Hotel, just north of Gamla Stan in the heart of the Swedish capital. Gary Douglas spends each and every day, both as a rebel rocker and as a Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame attorney fighting for workers’ rights and the victims of corporate greed. With The Gary Douglas Band’s bracing new LP, DEEP IN THE WATER, he has now crafted his most powerful statement thus far, a clarion call of passionate rock ‘n’ roll fueled by expertly crafted melodies, stadium-sized choruses, and Douglas’ uncompromising lyricism.
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Fighting for people who have been exploited
“Law is about fighting for people who have been exploited or taken advantage of,” Douglas says, “people who have been harmed and hurt by the powerful elites in our society. Music is just a different medium to get to the same result. These songs, they’re about the same people, their struggles and their lives. Both things, it’s about giving voice to the voiceless.”
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Exploring social effects of politics and power
Songs like “Nothing Ever Goes As Planned” and the forceful title track find the singer-songwriter-bandleader opening up his rousing American sound to better explore the social and emotional effects of politics and power on living, breathing people.
Indeed, DEEP IN THE WATER’s remarkable title track reflects Douglas’ recent efforts on behalf of multiple plaintiffs battling DuPont for injuries sustained by the chemical giant’s illegal dumping of the dangerous chemical C8 into the Ohio River.
Gary Douglas Band Visits Venerable Berns Salonger in Stockholm
The Gary Douglas Band will be playing with Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes on 10/6 at Berns Salonger, Stockholm. Don’t miss them perform live! Buy tickets here.
Gary Douglas Band Visits Venerable Berns Salonger in Stockholm, edited by Tor Kjolberg in cooperation with the Miles High Productions.