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7 April 2019 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Zenbarn
Join us for a very special evening with Session Americana featuring special guest Ali McGuirk! This intimate show will be the band’s only Vermont performance on this tour. Seating is limited. Arrive early if you require seating. Special tickets are available for VIP Tables (high-tops) that seat 4 and one gather table available that seats 6, each with full service for food & drink.
The collaboration between Session Americana and Ali McGuirk is a perfect blend of jazzy smooth silk and raucous folk rock intertwining to produce a jubilant explosion that shines brilliantly. Session Americana performances have always felt like the reunion of old friends sitting around a table sharing stories, songs and a few beverages. The addition of McGuirk to the sound lends itself to that familiarity and mutual admiration between artists at the peak of the roots music community. The band is fluid and the energy is electric. Moving between Session Americana’s dense catalog of originals, new arrangements of Ali’s songs and covers of all sorts, this show is an effortless blending between genre and voices, collecting together to form something new and beautiful.
It’s right there in the name for this ultra-gifted, rotating collective of singers and multi-instrumentalists. And sprawl is a good word when it comes to the Boston-based group’s raucous live shows, which were initially built around the community concept of traditional Irish seisiúns. The group, whose members have played with a variety of acts including Patty Griffin, Josh Ritter and the J. Geils Band, expertly blends vintage American roots music styles — from country to jazz to rock — in a rowdy but deft fashion. – rollingstone.com