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not a Carpe event- SIMPLY FOLK 40th ANNIVERSARY SHOW-
June 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Celebrate 40 years of Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Simply Folk” with two 2019 Grammy Nominees live in concert on Friday, June 7 at Shannon Hall in Madison. Dom Flemons, co-founder of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, headlines with Mary Gauthier, an award-winning singer-songwriter whose work has been covered by Blake Shelton, Bettye LeVette, Jimmy Buffet and others. Local favorites Cris Plata and Extra Hot open the show with their exciting mix of country folk and Mexican roots music.
Don’t miss this chance to see two of contemporary folk music’s most lauded musicians. Both Flemons and Gauthier have been frequent guests on NPR, including NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts, Fresh Air with Terry Gross and World Cafe. Their recorded works have been praised by The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Billboard and the Americana Music Association.