Cosponsored by Free Dirt Records, Hamlin Street Diner, and FSGW, living legend Alice Gerrard returns to All Souls Unitarian Church where she and Hazel Dickens recorded Who’s That Knocking, their first of four collaborations, in 1965. This special concert celebrates the release of Sing Me Back Home: The DC Tapes, 1963-1965, a new album of previously unreleased recordings by Dickens & Gerrard.
Opening: Jake Blount & Tatiana Hargreaves, rising young stars whose duo EP Reparations was released in 2017. Blount, on banjo and fiddle, has played with Bruce Molsky and Rhiannon Giddens and was the first African-American finalist in the Appalachian String Band Music Festival. Hargreaves played fiddle on Gillian Welch’s Grammy-nominated album The Hazel & Alice Sessions and toured with Laurie Lewis. This event will be filmed for a documentary about Gerrard.
Advance tickets will be available online at brownpapertickets.com for $18 ($10 for FSGW members) and at the door for $20 ($10 for FSGW members). Whether you buy tickets online or at the door, you must show your current FSGW membership card to be admitted with a member discount ticket. At 1500 Harvard St. NW 20009 (Metro: Columbia Heights or bus S2/S4; Circulator: Woodley Park-McPherson Square line).
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