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Session Americana with Ali McGuirk

14 July 2019
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Double E: T Rex Theater

It’s like watching your buddys jam at the bar!

Session Americana (Boston) is a rock band in a tea cup, or possibly a folk band in a whiskey bottle. This band/collective of talented musicians craft an musical experience unlike any other. On stage is a collapsible bar table wired with microphones, a vintage suitcase recast as a kick drum, an old Estey field organ, a pre-war parlor guitar, a mandocello and all of its smaller siblings, a harmonica case fire damaged when Jack’s bar went up in flames and graffitied by Depeche Mode roadies, and an assortment of other instruments that get passed around in this freewheeling modern hootenanny. The anything-could-happen feel of a Session show depends on craft that’s not accidental or easily won; they bring a kind of ease and genuineness to this timeless music, sometimes presenting the latest batch of original songs, sometimes reaching back into depths of the American “song bag”.

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.

Doors for the T Rex Theater at The Double E open anywhere between 45 minutes to an hour before the advertised start time of the concert. The Mad Taco is open for pre-show meal and drinks at 11AM each day, so feel free to come by early. The Mad Taco will remain open throughout the evening for drinks and snacks as well. Yes, you CAN bring your drinks and snacks into the theater with you!

You can also purchase tickets between 11AM-9PM every day at The Mad Taco – just ask a bartender!

Our theater boasts some of the comfiest seats available for you to enjoy a concert from! We are also 100% handicapped accessible, so please reach out to Tim at Tim@DoubleEVermont.Com to arrange accommodations. We want to make your visit as comfortable as our chairs!