Dolly Dagger: Nightmare-Fueled Dreamscape At The Paramount Thoughts+Photos: Dolly Dagger at The Paramount 10/27/23
LOS ANGELES, CA-
“…One of the evening’s most anticipated- for me- acts was Dolly Dagger, who I had longed to see perform live with a full band for years. Dolly was celebrating the release of her latest EP, “Nightmare,” and I couldn’t have picked a better show to attend. Her music, with its hard rocking and grunge-rock qualities, hinted at a deep emotional reservoir from which her lyrics and stories poured forth.
“Swerve,” a standout track from the EP, was a slow-burning alt rock jam that kept me on the edge of our seats, eagerly awaiting the cathartic release of its heavy, resonant climax. Dolly’s stage presence was magnetic, but some flowers need to go to her guitarist who was equally captivating, providing a visual and auditory feast for the senses.
The symbiotic relationship between Dolly and her band members was solid and each note, each lyric, was imbued with a sense of authenticity that resonated with the audience on a profound level. Dolly Dagger’s performance was well worth the wait…”