Strings

Winterbirds

Date: 
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Part of the Appalachia in the Bluegrass series

Winterbirds offers a powerful take on Progressive Folk. Deeply versed in traditional Appalachian Folk, Bluegrass and Newgrass, Classical Music, and Contemporary Chamber Music, these young performers cloak timeless melodies in unusual instrumental colors and thrilling textures. At once familiar and strange, their debut album Shaker Songs weaves the poetry of the American Shakers into a compelling exploration of the tensions between humility, self-expression, and love.

 

Paw Paw Pickers

Date: 
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Part of the Appalachia in the Bluegrass series

The Paw Paw Pickers have been a fixture on the Lexington Old Time Music scene since around 2012, frequently performing at Windy Corner restaurant in Lexington, Wallace Station Grill in Midway, KY, and various private functions, notably the recent Appalachian Food Summit at Holly Hill Inn in Midway.

Bruce Lewis: guitar and vocals
David Wagoner: fiddle and banjo
Terri Powell: acoustic bass and vocals
Noah Adler: mandolin and vocals

Mama Said String Band

Date: 
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Part of the Appalachia in the Bluegrass series

Mama Said String Band is a five piece group based out of Louisville, Kentucky. Their combined musical backgrounds, spanning multiple cultures, styles and genres, with a strong focus on vocal harmony and innovative instrumentation, builds a unique aural medley. Known for having a strong female presence, they gather influences from Bluegrass, Folk, and Americana. The Mama Said String Band brings to life sounds once forgotten while creating a youthful yet tactfully delivered message.

CornMaiz

Date: 
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Part of the Appalachia in the Bluegrass series

CornMaiz is a string band from Kentucky featuring East Kentucky tunes and fun covers, clawhammer banjo, mandolin, guitar, bass, and mother-daughter harmonies.

Carla Gover, Yani Vozos, Zoey Barrett, Arlo Barnette

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