The Foghorn Stringband
Saturday, 27 May 2017
Time(s): 19:30 to 22:00
The Foghorn Stringband is the present day shining gold standard for American Stringband music. With eight albums and over a decade of touring under their belts, it’s no surprise they have two entirely new generations of old-time musicians following their lead. Through all of this, they’ve never let the music grow cold; instead they’ve been steadily proving that American Roots music is a never-ending well of inspiration.
Their music revolves around four master musicians and their stunning interweaving harmonies; Caleb Klauder (vocals, mandolin, fiddle), Reeb Willms (vocals, guitar), Nadine Landry (vocals, upright bass) and Stephen 'Sammy' Lind (vocals, fiddle, banjo) gather around one microphone and play with an intense, fiery abandon.
From their origins in Portland Oregon's vibrant underground roots music scene, Foghorn have spread the old-time string band gospel all over the world. Along the way they've brought in influences and inspirations from many travels and late-night jam sessions. Old-time square dance tunes rub shoulders with Cajun waltzes, vintage honky-tonk songs and bluegrass picking, creating a bubbling and intoxicating musical brew.
Expect an evening of authentic America roots music as the band tour Dorset through Artsreach, the counties rural touring scheme.
Tickets £10, £7 u18s - online booking available
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