Top folk music comes to Castlebar when Anna Gevalt-Roberts and Elizabeth Laprelle bring their distinctive music to the Linenhall Arts Centre on Thursday August 25 at 8pm.
Spend a unique evening in the company of two of the most exciting young American traditional musicians on the contemporary scene. Elizabeth Laprelle is one of the most sought-after ballad singers of her generation and Anna Gevalt-Roberts a mesmerizing, talented, multi-instrumentalist (fiddle, banjo and guitar ) and singer, both sharing a desire to inspire people with the beautiful soul of Appalachian roots music. The pair's growing acclaim springs from a shared quartet of talents: both are historians, storytellers, visual artists, and gifted, intuitive, musicians - in combination, a groundbreaking approach. Here they presenting their captivating signature mix of ballads, foot-stomping dance tunes, stories and visual art, including the lost art of ‘crankies’: cloth and cut-paper scrolls depicting scenes from ballads. A thoroughly engaging and refreshing evening of folk roots on the cards. Booking advised by calling (094 ) 9023733 and online booking at www.thelinenhall.com