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American Roots Concert Series: Foghorn Stringband
Sunday, March 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
One event on Sunday, March 20, 2022 at 7:00 pm
from March 20 to January 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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SECOND SHOW ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND! SAME DAY – 7PM – SEE TICKETING INFORMATION BELOW
Hill Center is thrilled to welcome back Foghorn Stringband as part of our American Roots Music Series after waiting two years since their last concert was postponed by COVID!
The Foghorn Stringband is the present day gold standard for real-deal hard-hitting genuine old-time American string band music, with nine 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, and 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.
The Foghorn Stringband is comprised of four master performers and historians: Caleb Klauder (vocals, mandolin, fiddle) from Orcas Island, Washington; Reeb Willms (vocals, guitar) from rural Farmer, Washington; Nadine Landry (vocals, upright bass) from the Gaspé Coast, Eastern Quebec; and Stephen ‘Sammy’ Lind (vocals, fiddle, banjo) from Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Each member of Foghorn Stringband exemplifies the best of the roots music traditions from their respective native cultures. Caleb Klauder’s wistful, keening vocals and rapidfire 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. Reeb Willms hails from the wind swept Eastern farmlands of Washington. Her musical family and rural upbringing are are on display with every note she sings and every heart she breaks. Nadine Landry’s roots lie in the rural backroads of Acadian Québec, and her high lonesome vocals have delighted audiences the world over. Her earth-shaking bass playing is the rumbling backbone of the Foghorn sound. Minnesotan Stephen ‘Sammy’ Lind, simply put, is the old-time fiddler of his generation whose tone and voice are as old as the same hills that gave birth to this music. Together, these four have forged a sound like no other.
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