Evie Ladin Band with Keith Terry and Eric Pearson, December 2, 2017

Please join us for a house concert with the Evie Ladin Band on December 2nd, 2017 at 8 p.m. $15-20 sliding scale, all proceeds to the artists. Feel free to BYOB/snacks, although we’ll have some to share. You may rsvp by filling out the requsted information in the form below (scroll down to hit ‘send’) Email Linda at linda@berkeleyhouseconcerts.org or call Tom at (510) 697-4097 if you have questions.

The polyrhythmic heat and funk of Evie Ladin’s clawhammer banjo, resonant voice, real stories and rhythmic dance have been heard from A Prairie Home Companion to Celtic Connections, Lincoln Center to Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. Known as a driving force behind San Francisco’s Stairwell Sisters, Evie’s solo debut Float Downstream (2010
) was produced by famed mandolinist/composer Mike Marshall and percussionist Keith Terry. Sing Out! magazine reports “Solid song craft performed wonderfully end to end.”

Keith Terry (bass, Body Music, vocals) is a renowned percussionist/rhythm dancer, and the founder of the International Body Music Festival. Body, bells, box, toys, Keith approaches bass as tonal percussion, and adds delightfully unusual elements to the show. A surprising and evocative mix of acoustic music and dance, Evie & Keith present a skilled hybrid of American folk arts.

Using any surface for its rhythmic possibilities, Terry claps his hands, rubs his palms, finger-pops, stamps his feet, brushes his soles, slaps his butt and belly, pops his cheek, whomps his chest, skips and slides, sings and babbles and coughs, building his music out of a surprisingly varied register of sounds and clever rhythmic variations. –VILLAGE VOICE

Here is a recent article about them: http://www.prx.org/pieces/81467-in-search-of-a-song-evie-ladin-part-1

Evie Ladin Band – Coo Coo

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