Two great musical acts, together on one night to kick off the 2018 season!
Carrie Newcomer is a songwriter, recording artist, performer and educator who lives in Indiana. With 16 albums, Newcomer’s songwriting has impressed the likes of Billboard, USA Today, and Rolling Stone, which wrote that she “asks all the right questions.” Dubbed a “prairie mystic” by the Boston Globe, Newcomer is acclaimed for her “deep, rich alto and penchant for exquisite melodies.” She was listed as one of “The 50 most influential folk musicians of the past 50 years” by Chicago’s WFMT and Boston’s WBEZ listed her as one of the most influential folk artists of the last 25 years.
Over the Rhine
Over the Rhine is an American, Ohio-based folk music band, the core of which is the husband-and-wife team of pianist/ guitarist/ bassist Linford Detweiler and vocalist/guitarist Karin Berquist. Through the years, they have toured the world and recorded in many band variations. They have shared the stage with Bob Dylan, John Prine, Adrian Belew, Squeeze, Ani DiFranco, My Morning Jacket, Hem, and toured as “adjunct” members of Cowboy Junkies. It’s their mix of lyrical eloquence, emotional nuance and melodic soulfulness that have already won Bergquist (vocals, acoustic guitar, tenor guitar) and Detweiler (vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards) a passionate fan base and considerable critical acclaim. With over 20 albums to their credit, these seasoned musicians are sure to please!