Boxcar Lillies, Brother Sun
32 Masonic Street
Northampton, MA, 01060
Doors 7:30 PM / Show 8:00 PM (event ends at 11:00 PM)
This event is all ages
The Boxcar Lilies have quickly made a name for themselves with their signature mix of folk, country, and bluegrass-tinged Americana music featuring spine-tingling, innovative harmonies and top-notch songwriting. Accompanying themselves on guitar, clawhammer banjo, ukulele, bass, and washboard, they have brought their uniquely warm sound and energetic stage presence to venues up and down the Eastern seaboard, including The Birchmere Music Hall, Club Passim, and Philadelphia's Tin Angel. In 2013, they released their second studio album Sugar Shack which debuted on the North American Folk DJ Charts at #2 and was highlighted by both CMJ.com and eMusic.com in their roundup of exciting new releases.
National Touring Artists Greg Greenway, Pat Wictor, and Joe Jencks have made their mark as veteran touring singer‐songwriters, but Brother Sun is no songwriter's round. The trio's harmonies, as much as their lyrics, tell what they are about: warm as a campfire, stirring as a gospel church, rousing as a call to arms. Fusing folk, Americana, blues, pop, jazz, rock, and a cappella singing, Brother Sun is an explosion of musical diversity and harmony, in the finest of male singing traditions.
From three major points on the map Boston, New York, and Chicago ‐ Greg, Pat, and Joe have blended themselves into Brother Sun: a unique celebration of the amazing power of singing together. As they will tell you, the music of Brother Sun is not resident in any one of them – but rather it exists in the space between them. Audiences feel this sincerity immediately. Their combined musical skills make for an unforgettable experience ‐ three rich voices blending on a well‐crafted foundation of guitar, slide guitar, piano, ukulele, and bouzouki.