GuitarTownCT presents Jake Blount & Friends Fri., Nov. 19, at 6 PM

GuitarTownCT Productions presents Jake Blount & Friends at Best Video Performance Space Fri., Nov. 19. The show starts at 6 PM and tickets are now sold out.

For this show, our covid protocols are maximum 40 attendance, proof of vaccination required at the door, and masks are required inside.

Jake Blount is an award-winning banjoist, fiddler, singer and scholar based in Providence, RI. He is a 2020 recipient of the Steve Martin Banjo Prize.

Blount specializes in the music of Black communities in the southeastern United States, weaving blues, bluegrass and spirituals into the old-time string band tradition he belongs to. He tours domestically and internationally as a solo performer, with his duo Tui, and with his band. His first full-length solo album, Spider Tales, debuted at #2 on the Billboard Bluegrass Chart, and received rave reviews from NPR, Rolling Stone, and Billboard. It was The Guardian’s Folk Album of The Month, and was on “Best of 2020” lists from NPR, Bandcamp, The New Yorker, The Guardian, and more. This is his first GuitartownCT appearance.

Blount will be accompanied by Isa Burke f(iddle and vocals, from Lula Wiles), Gus Tritsch (guitar), and Nelson Williams (bass).

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