Revels Hosting 3 Concerts in its Fringe Series in Watertown

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Night Tree kicks off the Revels Fringe Series for 2019. All three concerts will be at the United Methodist Church in Watertown.

Watertown-based Revels announced the 2019 Fringe Concert Series hosted at the United Methodist Church on Mt. Auburn Street.

The group sent out the following information:

Announcing the 2019 Revels FRINGE Concert Series!

Night Tree with Sunniva Brynnel kicks off the 2019 Revels FRINGE Concert Series, January 26t in Watertown, MA

Experience the voices at the forefront of today’s music scene at three exciting concerts exploring the unpredictable edge of the folk process.

First up:

Night Tree, Saturday, January 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Night Tree is a popular roots-based band known for fusing a wide range of musical cultures – Irish, classical, jazz, Swedish folk, Klezmer, and Afro-Cuban. Night Tree features accordionist/singer Sunniva Brynnel, one of the stars of the 2018 Nordic-themed Christmas Revels.

Future Revels FRINGE Concerts:

The 2019 Revels Fringe Series features three groups, from left, Night Tree on Jan. 26, Jake Blount & Libby Weitnauer on March 2, and Maeve Gilchrist on April 27.

Jake Blount & Libby Weitnauer, Saturday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Appalachian music comes alive with the talented banjo player, fiddler and vocalist Jake Blount. Joined by virtuosic violinist Libby Weitnauer. Jake, an African-American musician, centers and venerates his racial and ethnic heritage through his approach to music and its history. Jake and Libby will hold you spellbound with their special take on the old songs of Appalachia.

Maeve Gilchrist, Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m.

Making her triumphant return to Revels Fringe is harpist Maeve Gilchrist, “a phenomenal harp player who can make her instrument ring with purity.” Maeve performed at the first Revels Fringe event with Galician piper Carlos Nunez and has traveled the world collaborating with leading artists. Maeve’s innovative approach to her instrument stretches its harmonic limits and improvisational possibilities. Come see her in her new solo show!

Enjoy these amazing young artists known for examining and redrawing the boundaries of traditional music!

All concerts will be held in the intimate setting of Fellowship Hall at the Belmont-Watertown UMC, 80 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown, MA.

General Admission Tickets: $25 each or $60 for a 3-Concert Subscription

The Belmont-Watertown UMC is handicap accessible.

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