Thu, Nov 16|
Micah Ling & Molly McBride // Ben Traverse & Nick Veine (album release)
Co-bill! Micah Ling & Molly McBride join voices on cello, fiddle, banjo, guitar to share their love of traditional music. Nick Veine and Ben Traverse are preparing to release their new album of Irish music, "Me Grief and Tears to Smother: Traditional Songs and Ballads of the Irish Diaspora". 7:30PM.
Time & Location
Nov 16, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:10 PM
Lansing, 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910, USA
About The Event
7:30 show, 7PM doors
All Ages | $20 adv, $25 at the door
*BYOB from Sleepwalker (next door to venue)
Micah Ling and Molly McBride join voices on cello, fiddle, banjo, guitar to share their love of traditional music. Old-time fiddle tunes and close harmony singing form the gold-tinged touchstone of this duo of friends and collaborators who have played and sung together for over a decade. They use their experiences studying and living in the Midwest, Newfoundland, Appalachia, and the Pacific Northwest to inform their approach to the repertoire they love. Deeplying involved in the Michigan folk music scene as performers, organizers, and educators, they have produced dances, jams, concerts, and festivals around the state. With a wealth of experience on their respective instruments and a deep curiosity around the nuances and complex histories of the repertoire they perform, Micah and Molly make music that feels at once cozy and considered. They bring the grit of a crisp Michigan autumn and the comfort of a blazing hearth to the stage with needlepoints of color, timbre, and tempo.
Michigan artists Nick Veine and Ben Traverse are preparing to release their full-length collaborative album of Irish music, Me Grief and Tears to Smother: Traditional Songs and Ballads of the Irish Diaspora. The musical journeys of old friends Nick Veine and Earthwork Music member Ben Traverse have long been intertwined. Both calling Manistee their hometown, Nick, with his award-winning band Awesome Distraction, provided Ben with his first performing experience. The pair went on to explore different parts of the rich tapestry of American music – Nick pursuing jazz in academia and Ben digging deep into the traditions of folk music. This mutual love for music, history, and community gave rise to this new collaborative release.
Thanks for supporting great Michigan Artists and live performances in Lansing. This ticket is $20, plus $1 for credit card processing. No additional fees!$21.00