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Friday, August 16 • 7:00pm - Saturday, August 17 •12:00am
Friday Evening Concert

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In order of appearance:
The East Pointers
Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan
Cha Wa
Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Hosted by Christine Lavin!


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Cha Wa

From the funk-laced beats and bass-heavy sousaphone blasts that kick off their album “Spyboy” to the gritty warmth of singer J’Wan Boudreaux’s voice, New Orleans brass band-meets-Mardi Gras Indian outfit Cha Wa radiates the fiery energy of the best features of the city’s... Read More →
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Christine Lavin

Christine Lavin began her professional life as a waitress at the Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs in 1975. That's where she met Dave Van Ronk, who encouraged her to relocate to NYC so that he could teach her how to play her guitar properly. Forty-two years later she’s recorded 23... Read More →
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Gene Shay

For more than 45 years, Gene Shay has been the Philadelphia folk scene's most visible representative, producing folk radio shows every Sunday since 1962 (currently on 88.5, WXPN). A founder of the Philadelphia Folk Festival and the event's emcee since its inception, he has been called... Read More →
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Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan

Joan Osborne has rightfully earned a reputation as one of the great voices of her generation -- both a commanding, passionate performer and a frank, emotionally evocative songwriter. A multi-platinum selling recording artist and seven-time Grammy nominee, the soulful vocalist is a... Read More →
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Preservation Hall Jazz Band

At a moment when musical streams are crossing with unprecedented frequency, it’s crucial to remember that throughout its history, New Orleans has been the point at which sounds and cultures from around the world converge, mingle, and resurface, transformed by the Crescent City’s... Read More →
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The East Pointers

There’s a reason, beyond their dazzling musicianship and wildly entertaining live shows, that The East Pointers have connected with audiences right across the globe, making new, original roots music the hippest, most vibrant thing going. The reason? The East Pointers - fiddler/singer... Read More →
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Yola’s debut album Walk Through Fire, produced by Dan Auerbach, is a genre-bending release from one of the most powerful emerging British voices in music today. The singer/songwriter first came to the attention of Auerbach (The Black Keys) after a chain of people, starting with... Read More →

Friday August 16, 2019 7:00pm - Saturday August 17, 2019 12:00am EDT
Martin Guitar Stage
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