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The Lonely Heartstring Band

May 16th 2018 @ The Back Room

Berkeley, CA
I Was There
About The Lonely Heartstring Band
Genres:
Folk, Acoustic
Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
8:00 PM
The Back Room
1984 Bonita Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
The Lonely Heartstring Band combines soulful instrumental virtuosity with soaring three-part harmonies, nourished in the deep roots of traditional American music to create a style beyond any genre-specific title. With their 2015 IBMA Momentum Award and the recent release of their debut full-length album on the legendary Rounder Records, this band is showing no signs of slowing.
Though Deep Waters is the Lonely Heartstring Band’s debut album, it nonetheless feels deep, with a maturity and wisdom far beyond what one might expect from a first release by a relatively young band. Having come together officially only four years ago, the Lonely Heartstring Band has already been hailed by luminary Tony Trischka as having “carved out a fresh niche in modern bluegrass,” and similar accolades not often accorded a debut outing. Since their beginnings in 2012, whether it’s a festival stage, theatre, or intimate listening room, The Lonely Heartstring Band has always delivered a dynamic, diverse, and heartfelt performance, bringing crowds to their feet and generating a devoted following of music lovers. Made up of George Clements, Patrick M’Gonigle, Gabe Hirshfeld, Matt Witler and Charles Clements, The Lonely Heartstring Band is forever eager to hit the road to bring their memorable performance to audiences across the country and the world.
"These guys are as close to the real deal as it is possible to get. They made my hair stand on end." - Darol Anger, Republic of Strings, Associate Professor at Berklee College of Music
"Always true to the soul of the music, played with imagination and attention to detail in every way." - John Cooper, Acoustic ArtisansTickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Advance tickets are available at the link below, or you may purchase your tickets at the door the night of the show. Doors open one half hour before show time. We accept cash only at the door (ATMs are nearby). The Back Room is an all-ages, BYOB (for those 21+) space, dedicated to (mostly) acoustic music of all kinds. You are welcome to bring your own adult beverage with no additional corkage fee. If you need more information or have any questions, please call us: #510-654-3808. Thank you for your support!
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About The Lonely Heartstring Band
Genres:
Folk, Acoustic