Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
A Triple Bill, featuring The Robin Holcomb Band and Sweeter Than the Day
Room, Seattle WA
(1) Sweeter Than the Day will play the entire
American Bandstand album from top to bottom.
(2) Robin Holcomb
will play her entire first CD for Nonesuch Records, Robin Holcomb
from top to bottom.
(3) LA Drummer Dylan
Tim Young and
Tickets are available
The critics say about Robin's music:
Achingly painful and suddenly tender, Robin Holcomb’s songs mirror a beguiling,
Wif Stegner, Rolling Stone
Satie goes to Appalachia, Morricone goes to the Knitting Factory, and you, dear
art-folk fan, die and go to heaven.
Ms. Holcomb has done something remarkable here: she has created a new American
regionalism, spun from many threads - country rock, minimalism, Civil War songs,
Baptist hymns, Appalachian folk tunes, even the polytonal music of Charles Ives.
The music that results is as elegantly simple as a Shaker quilt, and no less
Mark Dery, The New York Times
Excellent and baffling, just as it should be.
Andrew Martin, Q Magazine
...refreshing, gentle, intense, honest, original and just heart-stoppingly
Hers is an unsettling, utterly original vision.
(capable of) summing up the monumental in the simplest of terms, willing to challenge
our minds, our ears, and our hearts.
Holcomb snatches up the pop song in her long, loving arms and spirits it off on a
breathless joyride through places and emotional states that it rarely has reached
Thursday, December 19th, 2013, 7:30 & 9:30pm
A Heart Needs a Home: Richard Thompson Tribute Show, benefiting Solid
Ground's housing for homeless families
Room, Seattle WA
Featuring an all-star lineup of Seattle musicians under the musical
direction of Wayne Horvitz.
Including performances by:
Bill Frisell, Robin Holcomb, Eli West, Joel Tepp,
Wayne Horvitz, Luke Bergman, Jim Page, Darren Loucas
and other local legends...
Proceeds from this event will go to support Solid Ground. Solid Ground
supports more than 55,000 King County residents each year to meet their urgent
housing and food needs, enhance their life skills, overcome poverty and thrive.
For more information on Solid Ground please visit their
Tickets are $20 advance/ $25 at the door.
Tickets for the early (7:30pm) set can be purchased
Tickets for the late (9:30pm) set can be purchased