Each player in The Alt is a leading light of today’s folk scene and though this could be easily called a supergroup. At its heart, The Alt is really a celebration of friendship and song.
“A folk-pop trio from Seattle, performs funny original songs whose exquisite musical detail and subtle needling wit attain a level of craft not often seen in pop” – NY Times
What happens when four friends get together to plan a couple of sets of favorites?
We’ll find out!
We do know that ukuleles, harmonicas, trumpets, pedal steel guitars, guitars, vocals, harmonies, along with a myriad of surprises, will be involved.
Come find out!
Tom Paxton headlines the 16th Annual Mid-Winter Singing and Folk Festival on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Joining him will be Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer. Bruce Molsky and his Mountain Drifters will begin the show.
Join the Ten Pound Fiddle community as “The Fiddle” welcomes four talented Michigan songwriters for an evening of songs and stories.
“Few groups have come as far in such a short period of time as The Steel Wheels” – NPR’s Mountain Stage
“Their sound is panoramic, mischievous, fiercely unpretentious – and musically splendid” – Boston Globe
Co-produced with the Peace Education Center in conjunction with it’s Alternative Holiday sale. “The singers of Windborne have a deep understanding, both musically and culturally, of the traditions from which they draw much of their repertoire. Their singing is a feast of a cappella harmony.” -Peter Amidon