Referred to as "The Johnny Cash of Painting" by a reporter from Southern Georgia
and a self-described "painter with lyrics," Andy Friedman's original songs are
accompanied by his own guitar, music from his roadhouse band, The Other Failures,
and projections of his paintings, drawings, and photographs onstage. It all comes
together in a "voice and manner that comes off a bit more like a more serious
Lord Buckley or a beatnik version of Hank Williams' alter-ego Luke The Drifter."
Friedman, 30, has been relentlessly...