Critic’s Pick: Acoustic

Critic’s Pick: Acoustic

Griffin House . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

By Christopher Schutte

Griffin House

Springfield native Griffin House will be playing the Basement in Columbus on Saturday, April 2. Unlike his recent local appearances with a crack band in tow, House is in the midst of an acoustic tour, performing in intimate venues with little more than a guitar. While his influences run the gamut from Bob Dylan to Pavement, House seems particularly at home delivering his rootsy, pop/rock gems with as little adornment as possible. The Nashville resident passed up a golf scholarship to Ohio University to attend Miami University in Oxford where he began writing songs as soon as he mastered a couple guitar chords. Last year was a big year for House as he was featured in Esquire Magazine and released the alt-country stunner, The Learner. House will appear at the Basement at 391 Neil Ave. in Columbus on April 2 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 DOS.

About Christopher Schutte

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Chris is a freelance drinker who spends most of his free time doing really cool things. Things you wouldn’t believe even if he told you. He enjoys consuming things, making things and writing about things while wearing fashionable clothing and listening to recorded music. He also has a pug named Miles. Reach Chris at chrisschutte@daytoncitypaper.com.

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