Photos by Joe Russo

The Mother Hips played a set at Rough Trade in Brooklyn, NY on June 4th. The band powered through songs from their vast catalog. For the end of their set, they brought out musician Jackie Greene and singer Nicki Bluhm [Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers]. The Hips have been playing together for over 20 years and are led by the duo of Tim Bluhm [vocals/guitar] and Greg Loiacono [guitar/vocals]. They are “hailed by critics for their “rootsy mix of 70s rock and power pop” and for their unflinching ability to “sing it sweet and play it dirty”. The band is currently out on tour in support of their latest album entitled Chronicle Man. Joe Russo reporting from Williamsburg… | NYC