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Event Archive - Foghorn Stringband

Thu. January 29th 2015 8:00 doors at 7:30 Victoria Event Centre (No Minors) 8:00 doors at 7:30
$15 advance; $20 @ the door
Internationally acclaimed Foghorn Stringband has been at the vanguard of a revival in American old-time music for over a decade now. They've traveled the globe and inspired a new generation of old-time musicians without compromising their love of traditional American music. But they've gathered new ideas and new band members too. Their unique sound is rooted in the fiery, intertwining melodies of Stephen "Sammy" Lind's fiddle and Caleb Klauder's mandolin, supported by the bedrock-solid rhythm foundation of Reeb Willms' guitar and Nadine Landry's bass. And when it comes to vocals, they deliver; four powerful and exceptional voices resulting in countless combinations of harmonies. A typical Foghorn set is based around exquisitely rare old-time tunes and songs, but a vast knowledge of early country music and recent explorations in Cajun song traditions have molded a powerful new sound. Any band would be happy to have mastered one music genre, but Foghorn Stringband have a roaming spirit, and are already sparking new revivals of American roots music traditions.
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