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    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


    Folk Melodies Vividly Reimagined

    Presented in association with Ars Nova Workshop

    Sam Amidon, voice, fiddle, banjo + guitarist
    Bill Frisell, guitar
    Shahzad Ismaily, bass
    Kenny Wollesen, drums

    “He not only has an impressively deep knowledge of traditional song forms, but takes liberties with the country’s past in order to document his own personal present.” –Pitchfork

    Ars Nova Workshop and FringeArts are pleased to present singer/fiddler/banjoist/guitarist Sam Amidon with jazz great Bill Frisell in celebration of Lily-O, the new album of reimagined folk songs on Nonesuch Records. The album, produced by Valgeir Sigurosson (Björk, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Feist) also includes Amidon’s other frequent collaborators, bassist Shahzad Ismaily (Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog, Lou Reed, Tom Waits, John Zorn) and drummer Ken Wollsesen (Norah Jones, Sean Lennon, Ron Sexsmith).


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