The folks at The Egg have announced seven new fall concerts in their ongoing American Roots & Branches series. Tickets are currently available to members of The Egg and will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, June 7:
Friday, September 9: Roger McGuinn @ the Swyer Theatre, $28.
The legendary voice of the Byrds returns with his solo show that demonstrates his rightful place as a true pioneer of the folk-rock revolution.
Thursday, September 22: James Farm @ the Swyer Theatre, $34.50.
A new collaborative, genre-smashing band featuring saxophonist Joshua Redman, pianist Aaron Parks, bassist Matt Penman and drummer Eric Harland, uses traditional acoustic instrumentation as it blends jazz with rock, soul, folk, classical and electronica.
Saturday, September 24: Anthony Rapp & Adam Pascal @ the Hart Theatre, $29.50, $34.50.
Two of the original cast members of the Broadway smash “Rent” reunite to perform songs from that musical, as well as a variety of pop and rock tunes.
Saturday, October 1: Keb’ Mo’ @ the Hart Theatre, $29.50, $34.50, $44.50.
His unique musical style lies somewhere between the soul of Delta blues and the melodic feel of contemporary folk. The multiple Grammy and W.C. Handy Award winner will perform with his band.
Saturday, November 5, 7:30pm: Gretchen Parlato and the Gerald Clayton Trio @ the Swyer Theatre, $24.
A double-bill featuring two of the fastest rising stars in the jazz world today – 2004 Thelonious Monk Institute International Vocal Competition winner Parlato and her band, as well as acclaimed pianist Gerald Clayton and his trio.
Sunday, November 6, 7:30pm: Bela Fleck & the Flecktones @ the Hart Theatre, $39.50, $49.50.
The most inventive band on the planet returns with their original members – banjo master Bela Fleck, bassist Victor Wooten, pianist-harmonicat Howard Levy and percussion phenom Futureman – in support of their new album “Rocket Science.”
Saturday, November 19, 7:30pm: Bettye LaVette and Les McCann & Javon Jackson @ the Hart Theatre, $28.
A dynamic double bill of jazz, blues, rock and soul featuring the powerhouse vocals of R&B singer Bettye LaVette, as well as veteran pianist-vocalist Les McCann, who will be joined by saxophonist Javon Jackson as they revisit McCann’s classic 1969 live album, “Swiss Movement.”