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Summertime Shine featuring HuDost

8 August 2019
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tao Acres

www.catamountarts.org

Breathe in nature’s bounty, listen and dance to magical music of Hudost, walk the Grace Trail, enjoy a Mindful Outdoor Experience (MOE) and more! Food trucks on site!  Over the Hill Grill and Chill and Vittles Expresso and Eatery.

7pm Concert Featuring HuDost!!!

5pm-7pm activities:
*Launch of the “Grace Trail” created by Anne Jolles
*Mindful Outdoor Experience with Andrea Covey-Certified Kripalu Mindful Outdoor Guide
*Peace Stone Painting

$20 (Includes concert, Grace Trail, MOE, stone painting)

HuDost has a folk quality yet is quite postmodern; the band offers new takes on ancient words and melodies, cross-cultural hybrid transcendental chill-out music with an edge.… This is not fluffy new-age music—it’s serious, complex fare with no aversion to addressing agony. Sommer’s vocal execution is precisely orchestrated, her voice-opening, hollow-toned vortexes piercing through the tough spots. This album is a journey of music and spirit.
– Chronogram Magazine

The music of HuDost weaves a seamless tapestry of Folk, World, and Rock that renders tears and laughter in listeners, cultivating the nameless longing that abides somewhere in all our hearts and invoking total celebration. HuDost’s core musicians are Moksha Sommer, from Montréal, and Jemal Wade Hines from Kentucky. Having toured the U.S., Canada, and Europe constantly since April 2006, HuDost has grown and expanded, travelled rocky and glorious terrain and marveled at all they can learn and explore. Moksha and Jemal Wade in this time have grown as artists, as seekers, as a couple and as a family. Since 2015 they have also been highly engaged activists, doing advocacy work as KY Congressional District Representatives for ONE (a non-profit organization working to end extreme poverty and, specifically, the sexism of poverty).

HuDost has just released a new album (April, 2019), ‘of Water + Mercy’, that is already receiving incredible reviews. The album was made with Vance Powell who is a top-tier producer/mixer who’s worked with artists such as Jack White (White Stripes), Chris Stapleton, Pearl Jam, Willie Nelson, Buddy Guy, Beyonce, Beck, Alicia Keys, Melissa Etheridge, Kings of Leon and a slew of others. Dan Haseltine from the GRAMMY Award-winning band Jars of Clay has been on board to help with production and all of the Jars of Clay members play on the album. On past albums HuDost has worked with GRAMMY Award-winning producer Malcolm Burn (Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris, Peter Gabriel) and GRAMMY Award-winning mixer Oz Fritz (Tom Waits, Bill Laswell, Primus).
www.hudost.com

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