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Holmes Brothers rock the Van Dyck as only they can

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“We’re the Holmes Brothers,” announced guitarist/pianist Wendell Holmes. “Old people,” wryly added his younger brother, bassist Sherman, as he stood beside him onstage Friday at the Van Dyck while drummer Popsy Dixon laughed behind them. “We’ll be rockin’ and rollin’ soon, but first we’re going back home,” continued Wendell, then started up “Amazing Grace” at a syrupy tempo, a Gospel classic a lesser band would have sped up or played later to climax a show ...


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