2015
Tina & Her Pony w/ Sharayah Spears, Cicada Rhythm
October
22
Thursday
9pm - $8
Tickets, please
Tina & Her Pony
Tina & Her Pony, from Taos, New Mexico, is an indie Appalachian folk band with cello, banjo, ukulele, guitar and vocal harmonies tighter than your mama's brazier.

With warm smiles and honest simplicity, Tina & Her Pony bring a unique sound to the American folk tradition, featuring original songs that echo the sound of Appalachia, while creating new waves with radical, queer lyrics, uncommon instrumentation and vocals tighter than your mamas’ brassiere.

Tina & Her Pony formed in Asheville, N.C. in 2009 following the chance meeting of Tina Collins (tenor banjo, tenor ukulele, guitar, vocals) and Quetzal Jordan (cello, guitar, vocals). Collins and Jordan spent two years holed up in the high desert mountain town of Taos, New Mexico, making music and friends, and becoming one of the iconic artist colony’s most beloved performing acts.

After an 18 month tour spanning the entire United States and a bit of Canada, they relocated to Asheville.

Tina and Her Pony released their full length, self-titled debut album in March 2012. The album was mixed and mastered in Oakland, Calif. with Myles Boisen (The Tigerlilies; Kronos Quartet) and features trumpeter Chris Grady (also featured on Tom Waits’ Mule Variations).

In addition, the group released its six-track EP “Walkin’ in My Sleep” in March 2012. The sound on the EP has a playful, low-fi quality that highlights Collins’ and Jordan´s magnetic synergy as a standalone duo. Both albums are now available for download on iTunes and Amazon.

“It’s really rich and delicate. The songs and production are modestly gorgeous and intricately simple. I love it!”
- Zoe Boekbinder
Sharayah Spears
A self-taught singer/songwriter with an emphasis on rhythmic folk and blues guitar, and a voice that conveys the emotions of her songs, Sharayah was born in Burlington, Iowa, and raised in Roanoke, Virginia -A valley that has deepened her appreciation for nature. Her poetic expression of thoughts, stories, and emotions, once unearthed, exude nothing less than the authentic life experiences.
Cicada Rhythm
Born and raised in Georgia, this talented pair imitates and modernizes folk music to a rejuvenating degree. The sound of Andrea DeMarcus and Dave Kirslis exhibits skilled and articulate guitar picking honed in the dive bars of Atlanta over rolling Julliard-trained bass lines. Expect chilling harmonies, unbridled enthusiasm, some wholesome tunes and a sincere performance

"Best Local Folk Act of Atlanta for 2013" - Creative Loafing Atlanta

"Regardless of how the influences of folk, jazz and blues intermingled, Cicada Rhythm craft an open-hearted, inventive blend of American musics in deceptively simple songs that are both haunting and playfully jaunty [....] Rarely has a band’s name fit their music so well. Cicada Rhythm conjure up the Southern twilight when the buzz of insects washes in waves through the trees, and that eerie but comforting moment of stasis before the world transforms." - Creative Loafing Charlotte

"The thing that most impresses about Cicada Rhythm's sound is how big it is, even though it's not. Cloaked in sleepy sweetness—all ringing acoustic guitar and sliding upright bass, cooed vocals with snug, Welch/Rawlings-style harmonies—the Atlanta-based duo's music lands with an impact you didn't quite see coming." - Flagpole Athens
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