Dom Flemons/Leyla McCalla

Dom Flemons/Leyla McCalla

Wednesday, October 19th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$25 Advance/$28 Door

Dom Flemons
Dom Flemons
Dom Flemons is known as “the American Songster” for his repertoire of songs spanning over 100 years of American folklore, ballads and tunes, and is an expert player on the banjo, fife, guitar, harmonica, quills, and rhythm bones. A co-founder of the Grammy award-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops, Dom left the band in 2014 to pursue a solo career, and has been touring the world ever since; he’s performed solo at Carnegie Hall, the Museum of African American History, National Cowboy Gathering, Newport Folk Festival and many other places. His newest album, released in 2018, is “Dom Flemons Presents Black Cowboys” on Smithsonian Folkways, part of the African American Legacy Recordings series.
Leyla McCalla
Leyla McCalla
Steeped in traditional Creole, Cajun and Haitian music, and influenced by American jazz and folk, Leyla McCalla’s music is earthy, elegant, soulful and witty—it vibrates with three centuries of history, yet also feels strikingly fresh, distinctive and contemporary.

"It's an exhilarating thing, hearing a musical virtuoso explore her voice's unanticipated potential in all of the ways that Leyla McCalla does." - NPR's "Songs We Love"