Ashley Broder Trio–Saturday, February 23
The Ashley Broder Trio carves out a unique sound within the “chamber folk” genre. Re-nowned instrumentalists Ashley Broder, Ben Schreiber, and Aria DiSalvio join forces to perform Broder's originals and some traditional fiddle favorites. Mandolin, electric mandolin, fiddle, and cello weave melodies, textures, and harmonies to create a sound that has been described as “cinematic and transportive.” Hailed as a 'mandolin phenomenon' by the San Diego Tribune, Ashley's compositions are the main staple of the trio. She ...
Kendl Winter--Sunday, December 9
Kendl Winter grew up in Arkansas and fell in love with Olympia, Washington before she moved there after high school. When she is not on the road touring her music or hitting some local trail, she is buoyed in Puget Sound aboard her houseboat "Dandelion." She is one half of the banjo / guitar duo The Lowest Pair, longtime Fifth Street favorites. Kendl has a magical voice all her own, and she’s a strong, sensitive and delicate banjo ...
tonight–Saturday, December 1
Hot Club of Baltimore
Hot Club of Baltimore features Grass Valley native Alexis Tantau on vocals and violinist Evan Price on violin for this special show at Fifth Street Farms. The band will be led by guitarist Michael Joseph Harris and include bassist Sam Rocha and Vic Wong on rhythm guitar. The show will include spirited waltzes, reimagined Edith Piaf songs, French and American Jazz tunes from the 30's, and the repertoire of Django Reinhardt. The band is an acoustic ...
New World String Project--Friday, November 16
Four highly skilled and well-known multi-instrumentalists join to create exciting music rooted in Celtic, Nordic and American folk traditions. Ancient and modern sounds mix on Swedish nyckelharpa, Celtic harp, fiddle, guitar, cittern, bouzouki, and more. John Weed, Aryeh Frankfurter, Lisa Lynn, and Stuart Mason blend extraordinary instruments and uplifting music.
Weed and Mason play together in the renowned Celtic band Molly’s Revenge. Celtic harp master Lisa Lynne often performs in a duo with Aryeh Frankfurter, playing passionate ...
Harmonic Tone Revealers (John Reischman, Scott Nygaard, Sharon Gilchrist)--Friday, September 14
This is acoustic string music at its finest. The power trio of mandolinist John Reischman, guitarist Scott Nygaard, and bassist/mandolinist Sharon Gilchrist blend traditional bluegrass and folk styles with their own visions of contemporary acoustic music, reshaping old melodies and composing new tunes based on traditional forms.
Reischman and Nygaard, both Grammy winners revered in the acoustic world for their virtuosity and impeccable tone, join Gilchrist, whose mandolin and bass playing ...