Church of the 8th Day Proudly Presents
Johanna Warren, DEATHKINGS, JOY SHANNON and the BEAUTY MARKS
806 E Colorado Street
Glendale, CA, 91205
This event is 21 and over
Church of the 8th Day
Johanna Warren crafts powerful songs in unusual time signatures with melancholic open tunings, weaving adept finger-picking with lilting, acrobatic vocal lines and potent poetry. An intuitively self-taught guitarist and classically trained flute player, Warren's writing draws from the depths of the human experience, alchemizing life's darkest moments into offerings of radiant beauty. Warren and her close collaborator, engineer/co-producer Bella Blasko, arrange and play nearly everything on their recordings, from piano, woodwinds and percussion to ambient soundscapes created with found objects. Although Warren has lent her vocal talents to artists like Iron & Wine, Natalie Merchant, and Jesca Hoop, she is a songwriter first and foremost, paying homage through her life's work to her personal saviors Joni Mitchell, Elliott Smith, and Nick Drake.