Concert Review: Iron and Wine at House of Blues


For a little more than 90 minutes Friday night, Iron and Wine mastermind Sam Beam captivated a sold-out audience at House of Blues — not just with his words and voice, but with his dedication to redefining his music.

Accompanied by a 10-person band, including two female backing singers and a three-piece horn section, Iron and Wine re-imagined and reworked their songs, as Beam’s controlled baritone hummed in harmony with the eclectic mix of instrumentation.

Playing in support of the excellent Kiss Each Other Clean, released earlier this year, Iron and Wine turned their hushed, acoustic sound into a jazzy big band that filled House of Blues.

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