Local bands bring the kitsch to 2010’s Murder Ballad Ball

You can’t name an event the Murder Ballad Ball and skimp on the atmosphere. Lace, booze, blood and a gigantic dollop of gothic irony: all four were churning strong at the second incarnation of the Murder Ballad Ball on Saturday night. Last year’s ball mourned the untimely death of Pretty Polly, but this year found our dead victim avenged, with a slew of gothic Americana and Southern-tinged rock and roll.

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