Bruce Molsky

Bruce Molsky

Thursday, April 7th

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

$23 adv / $25 door

Bruce Molsky
Bruce Molsky
Grammy-nominated, and “one of America’s premier fiddling talents” (Mother Jones), Bruce's take on tradition has landed him in collaborations with some of the world's most highly respected players from roots to rock. He is a special guest on legend rocker Mark Knopfler’s new CD, “Tracker.” His 1865 Songs of Hope & Home with Anonymous 4, was on Billboard’s top 10 for weeks​, the third record with ​​Andy Irvine & Donal Lunny’s supergroup Mozaik​ is in the works​, ​and you can see Bruce on the ​BBC TV Transatlantic Sessions​ Videos​ with Aly Bain and Jerry Douglas​,​​ and on “David Holt’s State of Music” airing nationally.​ ​​His new trio​,​ Molsky’s Mountain Drifters includes Allison de Groot on banjo and Stash Wyslouch on guitar​ and their new self-titled CD has been released to great acclaim.​ ​Berklee College of Music has made Bruce their Visiting Scholar in the American Roots Music Program where Bruce is the go-to guy for the next generation of roots musicians.

"Bruce is one of those great players who 'gets it': has all the links to the past but is happy not to be chained to it" - Mark Knopfler

​"​The effortlessness and ease with which Bruce plays and sings has always been something I've deeply admired. It is a rarity to hear music that lacks ego and puts soulfulness and a respect for tradition at the forefront. Bruce is simply one of the greatest musicians there is, period." ​- Sarah Jarosz

"Love what you and the band have done with the song Bruce [Between the Wars]" — Billy Bragg

"An incredible power of history and tradition in his vocal" - Linda Ronstadt

"A mystical awareness of how to bring out the new in something that is old" - Mark O'Connor

"Molsky is easily one of the nation's most talented fiddlers...he transports you ... geographically, historically, and most of all emotionally" - Mother Jones

"It is no exaggeration to say that Bruce Molsky is one of the greatest American fiddlers of all time. His playing is mesmerizing and transporting, and best experienced live" - WBUR (Boston NPR)

"An absolute master" - No Depression

"One of the world's premier Appalachian-style fiddlers" - Bloomberg News