January 17th: An Evening With Gaelynn Lea!November 21, 2016
Golden String Radio is proud to announce Gaelynn Lea live in concert at Purple Cat productions, 220 W. Boardman Street in Youngstown on January 17, 2016. It’s a variety show the likes of which only Golden String can pull off featuring your favorite Purple Cat Players, Casey Malone, Our own Jimmy Sutman, and our guest of honor, NPR Tiny Desk Concert performer, Gaelynn Lea!
Musician and public speaker, classically trained violinist and songwriter Gaelynn Lea has been bewitching scores of fans with her experimental and ambient takes on fiddle music, an approach that incorporates her love of traditional tunes, songwriting, poetry and sonic exploration.
Her work most recently won NPR Music’s 2016 Tiny Desk contest, a competition drawing submissions of original songs from more than 6,000 musicians across the country.
Gaelynn Lea has been playing violin for over twenty years, developing and improvisational style all her own. She has performed alongside many notable Minnesota musicians over the years, including Alan Sparhawk, Charlie Parr, and Billy McLaughlin.
Other NPR Tiny Desk fellows include: Ben Folds, Yo Yo Ma, The Avett Brothers, Blue Man Group, and Adele.
Come out January 17th to Purple Cat Productions at 220 W. Boardman Street
This event is to be followed by an afterparty/Meet & Greet with Gaelynn complete with hor’dourves and drinks at the beautiful M Gallery in downtown youngstown.
All-night tickets to both events will be available for $40.
Tickets to the afterparty alone will be available for $20. Contact Coni at 330-503-2584
Ads are also available for the event program for next to nothing. Get a full page ad for $50!
A half page is available for $25 and a quarter-page for $15.