The recent, digital-only releases of the singles "More Or Less" and "In the Time It Took" feature the collaborative talents of two of the country's finest musicians, Joel Brown and Dave Maswick. Their live, duo performances feature beautifully arranged harmony singing over lush acoustic accompaniment highlighted by intricate, fingerpicked guitar work. Their expressive lead and solo vocals serve as perfect vehicles for their hook-laden, modern folk/pop and contemporary acoustic original songs. As a classical guitarist, Joel Brown, has traveled worldwide appearing in the Czech republic, in Asia with the Singapore Chinese Orchestra and in the U.S. at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. His varied talents aren’t limited to classical music though. Brown is also a member of the touring group Triple Play, a border-crossing trio blending jazz with blues and folk, including members Chris Brubeck and harmonica legend Peter Madcat Ruth. Between tour dates he can be found at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs as an Artist-in-Residence. As a member of the ‘80’s group Blotto, you may have seen Dave Maswick in the video for the hit song "I Wanna Be a Lifeguard" (on MTV’s very first day on the air), the cult classic horror film “Basket Case” or later on NBC's Today Show. Dave has continued to produce, write, perform and work with with many of the finest musicians in the U.S. and Europe on music and film projects too numerous to mention, all the while continuing his long association as a charter member of seminal country metal bluegrass proponents, the Stony Creek Band.
Kirsti Blow opens the show.