Old-time country music

June 1, 2012

The last, last show before Folk Fest kicks into high gear. You’d be plumb foolish to miss out on this one folks!

Old-time country music at its best comes to The Mile End Guitar Shop!

Nadine Landry and Stephen “Sammy” Lind of the incredible Foghorn Stringband on vocals, fiddle, banjo and guitar performs a mixture of traditional old time music, cajun and country songs.

Nadine Landry and Stephen “Sammy” Lind of the Foghorn Stringband

Saturday, June 2nd

Mile End Guitar Shop

5445 deGaspe

Suite #712

Doors at 7:30pm

Show at 8pm (please arrive on time!)

$15 (10$ for students and unwaged)

Nadine Landry was born and raised in a musical family on the Gaspe Peninsula on the east coast ofQuebec. Equally comfortable on guitar and upright bass, she has leant her talents to various bands ranging from old time to honky tonk to swing and Cajun. Described as deeply passionate and powerful, her voice has been capturing the hearts of fans across North America,Ireland,England,Scandinaviaand

Australia.

Born inMinnesota, Stephen “Sammy” Lind has established himself as one of the most critically acclaimed old time fiddle players in the country. Co-founder of theOregonbased Foghorn Stringband, Stephen has traveled the world playing and teaching a vast repertoire of tunes from Appalachia and theMidwest.  His playing reflects tremendous respect and passion for all the fiddle players and old recordings he spent countless hours learning from.

Together they play tunes fiddles, old country and Cajun songs. Their new recording “Granddad’s Favorite” reflects their versatility in genres and instrumentation.  Alternating between fiddle, banjo, guitar and accordion, they play true to the roots of American music with energy and respect. They are members of the Foghorn Stringband, the Dirk Powell Band and play with Cajun extraordinaires Jesse Lege, Joel Savoy and the Cajun Country Revival and have collaborated with Alice Gerrard, Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum and Tim O’Brien.

Link to listen to the CD:http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/landrylind

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