Old-timey tunes | TheUnion.com – California News

Old-timey tunes | TheUnion.com – California News

Paul Emery presents America’s premier purveyors of old-time music — the Foghorn Stringband — in a dance concert at the Odd Fellows Lodge in downtown Nevada City on Wednesday, Sept. 20.

The Foghorn Stringband is the present day gold standard for real-deal hard-hitting genuine old-time American string band music, with eight albums, thousands of shows, over 15 years of touring under their belts, and an entirely new generation of roots musicians following their lead.

American roots music is a diverse and never-ending well of inspiration.

Foghorn Stringband continually and obsessively draws from old-time, bluegrass, classic country and Cajun music traditions in an ongoing quest to present a broad span of American historical music with an unparalleled youthful energy, joy and virtuosity.

American roots music is a diverse and never-ending well of inspiration.

Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Foghorn Stringband is comprised four master performers and historians: Caleb Klauder (vocals, mandolin, fiddle); Reeb Willms (vocals, guitar); Nadine Landry (vocals, upright bass) and Stephen “Sammy” Lind (vocals, fiddle, banjo).

Recommended Stories For You

Klauder’s wistful, keening vocals and rapid-fire mandolin picking are as influenced by Southern roots music as much as they are by his upbringing in the sea islands of coastal Washington State.

Willms hails from the windswept Eastern farmlands of Washington. Her musical family and rural upbringing are on display with every note she sings and every heart she breaks.

Landry’s roots lie in the rural back roads of Acadian Québec, and her high lonesome vocals have delighted audiences the world over….

click here to read more.

Share this post

Post Comment