Mipso w/Bridget Kearney & Benjamin Lazar Davis at the Harvester Performance Center
450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
Mipso is born from North Carolina’s broad range of disparate musical influences, their distinctly unique sound an undeniable alchemy of the historical musical traditions of the rural south.
A discernible and rising force in the upstart musical genre known as Americana, Mipso’s music is lush and forward moving. A tender, harmony-laden river runs through the band’s core, but the rocky outcroppings change with every album. Appalachia melds with modern alt-country, hints of folk-rock are leavened with a sly and subversive sense of humour, and underneath it all is a genuine and moving passion for the ever-evolving traditions of Americana.
Bridget Kearney & Benjamin Lazar Davis
Since meeting as students at The New England Conservatory in 2004, Bridget Kearney and Benjamin Lazar Davis have collaborated in many settings, finding time to make music together in between each of their busy schedules. Kearney is the bassist and songwriter for pop-soul band Lake Street Dive and released her debut solo album Won’t Let You Down in 2017. Davis released his debut solo album Nothing Matters in 2018. He also released a collaborative record with Joan As Police Woman is 2016, is a member of indie folk-band Cuddle Magic, he writes, records, and performs with many artists. Kearney and Davis will be releasing a new album together in 2020.
For tickets and more information, visit Harvester-Music.com or 540-GUITARS (484-8277).