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13 August 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm The Gazebo at Helen Day Art Center/Stowe Free Library
What could be more fun than a couple of young people playing fiddle, accordion, mandolin and piano? Alexander Allison and Sebastiaan West perform as representatives of Young Tradition Vermont, winners of the annual Young Tradition Weekend contest and core members of the Touring Group’s trips to Ireland, Cape Breton, Scotland, Japan and New York.
The primary focus of Young Tradition Vermont is young people and their involved in traditional music and dance. Come hear this entertaining sampling of the YTV programs.
More info about Alexander and Sebastiaan on their web site: https://www.twotonestrad.com.
The Two Tones is a new trad-fusion band from the Green Mountains of Vermont. Members Alexander Allison and Sebastiaan West met while in the Young Tradition Vermont Touring Group, and a rapidly blossoming friendship soon turned into a serious musical partnership. The band regularly plays contra dances throughout Vermont as well as concerts and private events. They have been winners for 2 consecutive years in the Young Tradition Vermont Conterst, and have traveled to and performed in Japan, Scotland, and Cape Breton as a part of the Young Tradition Vermont Touring Group. They play a wide range of styles, from Irish to Cajun to jazz to rock, and are constantly pushing the boundaries of their musical vocabularies.
Video sample: https://youtu.be/-VU0nGzimyU?fbclid=IwAR33sBf66pVxtBTVXU5UhCIglkrokbtJ5DUwiGT_-a2_YByVMohQZj4LAtQ
More info here: www.stoweperformingarts.com and here: www.stoweperformingarts.com/concerts/gazebo-concerts/