The Band Perry at the Botanic Garden 

I don't believe in guilty pleasures, at least when it comes to pop music, so let's call the Band Perry a confusing pleasure. The sibling trio's "backwoods Fleetwood Mac" vibe fed one of mainstream country's most unlikely commercial and artistic success stories. And Kimberly Perry's deep twang in conjunction with my fascination with the aesthetically inscrutable music video made 2011's "You Lie" one of my most listened to singles that year. For most of the country, "You Lie" was second to "If I Die Young," one of the biggest cross-genre hits of the past few years. The singles from this year's Pioneer haven't grabbed me the same way, though the current single, "Done," vaulted to the top of the country charts. But Kimberly Perry's artsy Everygirl charisma and her brothers' unbelievably awful hair still make for good fun. I saw them as an opener at Snowden Grove a couple of years ago, and they put on a good show. The Band Perry play the Memphis Botanic Garden on Friday, August 23rd, as the penultimate performance in this year's Live at the Garden series. Showtime is 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $45.



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