The Wheel becomes Nathaniel Rateliff and the Wheel
Saw this last night at the Meadowlark with the full band. Breath taking. Amazing. Even more amazing was the crowd, which was the most reverent assembly of people I've seen since church last weekend. Seriously, the audience was so reserved that you could distinctly hear Nathaniel Rateliff's most delicately picked notes. After the show, couldn't help but notice T-shirts bearing Nathaniel Rateliff and the Wheel. Lest it seem as though Rateliff demanded top billing, the change was prompted by the fact that there's several other outfits using the act's previous moniker, explained manager Bart Dahl. Ah, the old Red Cloud West syndrome strikes again.
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