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LIVE: Sarah Jarosz @ The Egg, 3/7/14 (Take 2)

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
Sarah Jarosz

Sarah Jarosz

Review by Bokonon
Photographs by Tim Mack

Sarah Jarosz recently graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music. Those Beantown digs are close enough to lump her in with the Berklee bluegrass gang, and she certainly shares the politesse of that crowd. Even when they play outside, they sound dainty.

But Jarosz grew up in Wimberley, Texas, and she brings a bit of that Lone Star finesse to the table, at least when it comes to songwriting. And that is her true trump card.

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LIVE: Sarah Jarosz @ The Egg, 3/7/14

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
Sarah Jarosz

Sarah Jarosz

Review and photographs by Tim Mack

The Sarah Jarosz pictured on the cover of her most recent album, Build Me Up From Bones, has a somber look, her hair up swept, with a high-necked collar and lipstick, her gaze focused just beyond the camera. The Sarah Jarosz who took the stage at The Egg last Friday night wore an easy smile, a bright summer dress and casual cowgirl boots, as if she were dressed for a night with good friends. Which it was.

Returning to Albany nearly two years to the day after her last appearance on the Swyer Theatre stage, the now 22-year old Texan showed a comfortable confidence in her stage presence, her bandmates and the very appreciative and attentive audience that came out to see her.

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