In his nearly four decades of recording and performing, Leo Kottke has set the highest standard for acoustic finger-picked guitar. Fifty years after the release of his debut album, Kottke still wows with his dexterity and musicianship, which are just as sharp as his well-maintained sense of humor.
Those who have followed Glen Hansard's career since his Academy Award-winning turn in the film Once will have witnessed one artistic arc: the journey of a Dublin busker who cut his teeth on the greats--Dylan, Van Morrison, Leonard Cohen--and followed the path of the troubadour, the singer-songwriter to great effect....
Oh Solo Wainwright: An Evening with Rufus Wainwright @ The Lensic
Doors: 7:00pm | All Ages
With Special Guest Robert Ellis - Texas Piano Man
Rufus Wainwright, one of the great male vocalists, composers, and songwriters of his generation, has released eight studio albums, three DVDs, and three live albums. Rufus celebrated the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death with the release of his album "Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets" on Deutsche Grammophon worldwide...
The acclaimed singer-songwriter from Hobbs, New Mexico, makes his long-overdue return to the Lensic stage. His latest album, 2019's "American Love Song," has been called Bingham's "most personal and political album to date" and "a rolling-blues country workout awash in slide guitar, soaring gospel-roadhouse stomps and meditative folk fingerpicking that...