Wednesday August 21 * 8pm * $10 * TICKETS
Is@s@ (born to Uruguayan parents in Spain) is a guitarist and composer based in Madrid. He has been an active member of the city’s underground music scene since the early 90’s. He has performed throughout Spain, Portugal and UK as a solo artist, as well as a member of the Spanish band A Room with a View (1997-2003). Strongly inspired by the American Primitive guitarists – John Fahey, Glenn Jones and Jack Rose – Is@s@ plays acoustic guitar and weissenborn in an organic, serene and meditative style. His music is a relaxed and unhurried experience for the listener. It projects a spiritual and twilight beauty.
Magic Tuber Stringband is an experimental old-time-related duo from Durham, NC comprised of Courtney Werner on fiddle and Evan Morgan on guitar and banjo. The duo forges links between the dialects of traditional tunes and freak-folk improvisations. MTSB will release their debut record Wayward Airs for Earthbound Vagrants in July 2019 on Houston-based label Blue Hole Recordings. The record swings back and forth across the boundaries between traditional and exploratory song forms, often within the space of a song.
Michael R. Bernstein is a Takoma Park, MD based sound organizer. Stints in Double Leopards, Religious Knives, and Abstract Human have prepared him for, well, not sure exactly. Expect synthesizers, samples, and beats.