Twisted Concerts and Events!
The 2015 edition of the award-winning Twisted Folk Summer Concerts is history! But we are already hard at work lining up a great series for 2016!
In 2015 the crowds enjoyed shows by the Leftover Cuties; Sam Grisman and his buddies Alex Hargreaves, Dom Leslie, and Nat Smith; Mollie O'Brien with Chris Webster, Nina Gerber, and Rich Moore; French Canadian Celtic trio Vishtén; Swedish folk sensations Väsen; and Australian superstars The Waifs!
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Photo of Sarah Jarosz at Twisted Oak Winery, May 3, 2014 by Maria Camillo. Yeah, we get amazing musicians like that!
David Lindley with special guest, Joe Craven
|Date:||Sat, Jun 8, 2013|
|Time||7:30 PM to 10:00 PM|
|Venue:||Under the stars at Twisted Oak Winery in Vallecito|
"Two men, each operating varied tools from the analog music-making box. One - a prince of polyester, the other - a fashion insultant, and both - from the heavy hued/graphically complex end of it all. The music? Diverse and mischievous. The intention? Complicated. The methodology? Rehearsal is for cowards. Welcome to the world of David Lindley, with guest Joe Craven."
Multi-instrumentalist David Lindley performs music that redefines the word "eclectic." Lindley, well known for his many years as the featured accompanist with Jackson Browne, and leader of his own band El Rayo-X, has long championed the concept of world music. The David Lindley electro-acoustic performance effortlessly combines American folk, blues, and bluegrass traditions with elements from African, Arabic, Asian, Celtic, Malagasy, and Turkish musical sources. Lindley incorporates an incredible array of stringed instruments including but not limited to Kona and Weissenborn Hawaiian lap steel guitar, Turkish saz and chumbus, Middle Eastern oud, and Irish bouzouki. The eye-poppingly clad "Mr. Dave's" uncanny vocal mimicry and demented sense of humor make his onstage banter a highlight of the show.
Picture a stage that looks more like a yard sale; found objects from the natural environment as well as dumpsters, yard sales & thrift stores. Throw in string & percussion instruments from around the world – and around the house. Connect this with a dash of technology involving plugging in electric bedpans, 3 stringed thing-a-majigs and looping landscapes of sound – all created in the moment by Joe. Then toss rhythmically with some corny jokes, a little theater thickener, a pinch of audience participation and – voila! Welcome to “The Joe Show.”