barrelhouse barrelhouse

Definition(s):

  • (n) a cheap drinking and dancing establishment

Usage(s):

  1. Jazz, blowsiest of the arts, has been disgracefully lax about keeping her barrelhouse in order.
  2. And so was Sigurd Rascher, for he is the man who rescued the saxophone from the barrelhouse.
  3. Her songs ranged from such wistful numbers as Young-at-Heart and It's Only a Paper Moon to barrelhouse renditions of The Birth of the Bines and Sing, You Sinners.

News

  • Thursday-Sunday To-Do: Eureka Springs Blues Weekend

    EUREKA SPRINGS BLUES WEEKEND Various times and venues. $20-$35. Blues fans, set your coordinates for Carroll County, because there's going to be a stout lineup at this year's Eureka Springs Blues Weekend . At the top of the bill is The Chicago Blues Revue (Saturday night at The Auditorium), which includes John Primer, Bob Stroger, Kenny "Beedy Eyes" Smith, Billy Flynn and BarrelHouse Chuck , all ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Arkansas Times

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