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Red Horse

Stoughton

Red Horse is a folk supergroup featuring Eliza three of folk music's most popular artists. Together these veteran songwriters team up to cover each others' songs and breathe new life into old favorites. Awash in gorgeous harmonies and simple acoustic production, this concert is sure to be a perfect patchwork of new and old songs, mixing traditional folk and contemporary Americana. Eliza Gilkyson is a politically minded, poetically gifted singer-songwriter, who has become one of the most respected musicians in roots, folk and Americana circles. The Grammy-nominated artist has appeared on NPR, Austin City Limits, Mountain Stage, etown, XM, Air America Radio and has toured with Richard Thompson, Patty Griffin and Mary Chapin Carpenter. John Gorka is a world-renowned singer-songwriter who came out of Greenwich Village folk scene. His award-winning songs have been recorded and performed by such notable artists as Mary Chapin Carpenter, Nanci Griffith and Mary Black. John has recorded eleven solo albums, six on Red House Records. His latest, So Dark You See, featured the song "Ignorance & Privilege," which was highlighted as one of the top folk songs by NPR Music. Lucy Kaplansky is an acclaimed singer-songwriter, as well as a former clinical psychologist, whom the New Yorker has described as "a truly gifted performer with a bag full of enchanting songs." She has recorded seven albums for Red House, two of which were awarded Best Pop Album of the Year. In 1998 Lucy teamed up with Dar Williams and Richard Shindell to form the supergroup Cry Cry Cry. The resulting album was an astonishing commercial and critical success, resulting in a national tour of sold-out concerts. Since then, Lucy has appeared on the CBS Morning Show, NPR's Weekend and Morning Editions, Mountain Stage, and West Coast Live, and has sung harmony on albums by Bryan Ferry, Nanci Griffith and Shawn Colvin.

Performing Arts Type

  • Music