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David Huckfelt (of The Pines)/ Michael Rossetto with Seth Wenger

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

A cosmic folk duo with deep Midwestern roots and a keen ear for the dark & other-wordly in American song, David Huckfelt of The Pines & Michael Rossetto have been making music together for more than a decade. Touring extensively with The Pines & other projects including Pieta Brown, Erik Koskinen, Frankie Lee & more, this rare duo performance highlights Rossetto’s distinctive 5-string banjo & electric guitar style and Huckfelt’s lyrically rich song-craft and easy grasp on blues, folk and country traditions. Not to be missed…

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Opening the evening…. Seth Wenger

For much of his childhood in rural southeast Iowa, Seth Wenger was isolated by his immersion in the Mennonite a cappella tradition. As a teenager, that isolation was punctured by his introduction to the secular Iowa Folk/Americana scene of the early 90s. Recently, as an artist-in-residence at Scattergood Friends School and an Iowa Arts Council grant recipient, Wenger has been able to further explore a songwriting and song interpretation ethos that’s deeply rooted in an examination of community, space, and place. Of his work this year, Wenger says, “I’ve been singing a lot of Sacred Harp music, but whether it comes through the Hollow Square, a community choir, Mexican bandas, a familiar living room, country churches, a city basement, Gypsy siguiriyas, or an art house stage, sharing music with people is a sacred practice, and I want to bring everyone along for the ride.”

Details

Date:
August 11
Time:
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/147449745829857

Venue

Driftless Books And Music
518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States

Organizer

Wisconsin Roots Music Cooperative
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