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fans, we're happy to report that our February 12 show
featuring Fountains of Wayne has taken shape.
Amanda Shires performs at NPR studios
addition to the power pop masters, we'll also be welcoming young
Texas singer-songwriter and fiddler Amanda Shires. If you've been
listening to Jason Isbell's excellent new album Here We Rest, then you've
already heard Amanda play.
NYC is one thing, but would she do this at the East Washington St. 7-11? Find out Feb. 12.
also hear a set from Brooklyn-by-way-of-Milwaukee singer-songwriter
Grace Weber. She's already performed on "Showtime at the
Apollo," played the Kennedy Center, and appeared on the Oprah
Winfrey Show. Her jazz infused pop has also caught the eye of
Billboard Magazine, which dubbed her an "artist to watch."
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Marc Broussard will also stop by, with his acclaimed brand of bayou soul.
His vocals call to mind performances by heavyweights like Otis
Redding, John Hiatt and Doctor John.
Ben Lee, ladies' man
Australian singer-songwriter Ben Lee rounds out the show. Lee first
gained attention of Americans in the late 90's, at a time when loud
alt-rock was the thing. If you happened to see one of his videos on
TV at the time, chances are, you still remember it. His latest album
Deeper to Dream, is said to be his most personal yet.
your tickets for this show while you can, online, by phone (800.549.TIXX), and at
Taylor Books in downtown Charleston.
Bhi Bhiman performs "It's Cold Out Here"
And while our first show of the new year (January 15
in Morgantown) is not yet fully formed, we have just added acclaimed
singer, songwriter and guitarist Bhi Bhiman. A first generation Sri
Lankan-American, Bhiman's rich, soulful vocals and songwriting have
been compared to Bill Withers, Randy Newman and Bob Dylan.
for this show are on sale now, online, by phone (304.293.SHOW) and at
the CAC Box Office in Morgantown.
for supporting live music.