LIVE: Carbon Leaf @ The Egg, 4/16/10

April 28th, 2010, 4:30 pm by Greg

Carbon Leaf: Barry Privett

Carbon Leaf: Barry Privett

Sadly, Carbon Leaf’s re-scheduled concert at The Egg was not well attended. Perhaps if they had played their original date (February 25) they would have drawn a larger audience because St. Patrick’s Day was just around the corner, and in some musical circles, the Virginia-based band is considered an “Irish” band.

Not really. Just because they occasionally use some Irish traditional instruments (bodhran, bagpipes, etc.), they have been labeled a Celtic-Bluegrass group. But they present too broad a range of incredible music (roots-Americana, acoustic blues, folk, etc.) to be typecast or pigeonholed.

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