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Abbie Gardner Concert, Rupert Wates opens

March 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Whether performing solo or with Red Molly, Abbie’s acclaimedtales of love and loss, both gritty and sweet, are propelled by her impeccable slide guitar playing. Solo performances feature truly unique use of the dobro as a solo instrument, bouncing between a solid rhythmic backbone and ripping lead lines, all in support of her voice and songs. She channels Lucinda and Bonnie, but remains pure Abbie. She brings audiences along for a joy ride of fun and gritty songs. Rupert Wates is a multi-awardwinning, internationally touring, singer/songwriter, based in the US.Wates’ music is an eclectic mix of acoustic, melodic art/folk, with flavors of jazz, vaudeville and cabaret. He has released nine solo CDs. Heaverages 120 live shows every year, in front of audiences totaling more than 3,500, in acoustic venues in every state in America, in Canada andin Europe. In 2018, Wates was a Finalist in the Kerrville New Folk Song Contest, and an Emerging Artist at Falconridge Folk Festival.

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March 16, 2019
8:00 pm