Bluegrass and Beyond: A Night of Americana Music

Bluegrass and Beyond: A Night of Americana Music

HONEYSUCKLE: Honeysuckle is a highly respected progressive folk act that successfully blends older influences and traditional instrumentation with modern effects and inspiration, comprised of Holly McGarry, Benjamin Burns, and Chris Bloniarz.  www.honeysuckleband.com Boston Music Awards 2016 nominee for Best Americana and Best Folk Artist Americana/Roots Act of the Year     Big Red’s Red Line Roots’ 2016  Album Of The Year Boston Music Awards 2015 nominee for Best Folk Artist  and Best Americana Artist Newport Folk Festival, Converse Rubber Tracks artist AURORA BIRCH: Chicago native and Berklee College of Music graduate Aurora Birch is a folk-rock singer/songwriter based in the greater Boston area. She specializes in heartfelt, contemplative songwriting, weaving purposefully through the spectrum of nonsense and lucidity, of infinite and infinitesimal, of delicately fanciful and brutally blunt. As a performer, Aurora composes remarkably captivating moments that extend to every seat in the house. With a perfect pairing of singer and song, she exudes an undeniable magnetism on stage. www.aurorabirch.com DAMN TALL BUILDINGS: Through street performing on Newbury St., Boston, this dynamic quartet formed the foundation for the fully-immersive and truly electrifying performance for which they are known today. DTB has performed at numerous venues and festivals across the continental U.S. – most recently including GreyFox Bluegrass Festival, Philadelphia Folk Festival, Podunk Bluegrass Festival, Bluegrass On The Bogs, Vinegrass, Freshgrass Festival (where they were awarded 2nd place in the 2016 band competition). www.damntallbuildings.com “The Carter Family for the millennial generation…The band coined the term ‘guerrilla roots’ to describe its sound, which draws on early-20th-century Americana/bluegrass music, ‘repurposed for a modern audience.’”  (The Boston...