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North Mississippi Allstars: Still Hollerin' 10 Years On

Bill Wasserzieher, Blues Revue, June 2007

IT'S 4:15 A.M., the desert sky is as dark as a card shark's heart, and the North Mississippi Allstars are on their way to McCarran International Airport to catch a red-eye back home from viva Las Vegas. The night before the band played a private party at the Hard Rock Café as part of the annual Consumer Electronics Show where manufacturers roll out – literally – such innovations as a 108-inch high-definition TV that can double as a living room wall.

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