Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards

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Presented by Voices in the Valley at G.A.R. Hall, Peninsula OH

Nov 16
Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards

“Ambition often follows talent, and Laura Cortese has an embarrassment of both.” –John Wenzel, The Denver

Cutting her teeth as a sideman in Boston’s roots music scene, Laura Cortese forged a unique path through a pool rich in talent (due to a large population of Berklee School of Music graduates like herself) including stints as an instrumentalist with Band of Horses, Pete Seeger, Rose Cousins, Jocie Adams (of the Low Anthem), and Uncle Earl. Her Compass Records debut, CALIFORNIA CALLING, is the next step in her career as a frontwoman and bandleader – she and her Dance Cards, break new ground with a bold and elegant new album, based in the lyrical rituals of folk music but exploring new territories of rhythm and sonics. With the support of Sam Kassirer, album producer of folk-pop favorites like Lake Street Dive and Joy Kills Sorrow, they’ve created something that’s simultaneously rowdy, delicate and cinematic. This is post-folk that seriously rocks. On their CD release tour, Cellist Valerie Thompson (cello/vox), fiddler Jenna Moynihan (fiddle/vox), and Zoe Guigueno (bass/vox) pair

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ADMISSION INFO

Doors open at 6:30/ Music at 7pm

General Admission
$15 pre-sale/$20 day of show

Contact: 330-657-2528

Email: karen@crookedrivercreative.com

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G.A.R. Hall

1785 Main Street (Route 303), Peninsula, OH 44264

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