Glenn Jones with Allysen Callery
Glenn Jones is an instrumentalist of unparalleled skill and creativity. As a masterful raconteur Jones guitar work is both complex and sublime, intricate and emotional. His deep knowledge of the world of American Primitive music and his abilities on the fretboard have made Jones a pillar in his community. With each album Jones chronicles his experience, looking to the past or capturing the present with limber melodies that potently communicate the underlying emotions of the songs.
His new album, 'The Giant Who Ate Himself' stands as a testament to Glenn Jones considerable powers to paint portraits with sound. The albums title is itself is an homage for Jones mentor John Fahey, whose friendship with Jones spanned 25 years. By giving glimpses of the colorful personalities who have affected him, Jones The Giant Who Ate Himself in turn shows us who he is: a master of his craft, continuing to reach for more.
Singer/songwriter Allysen Callery opens the evening of music. Allysen Callery is a self-taught folk artist from Bristol, Rhode Island. Growing up she was heavily influenced by her parent's British Isles Folk Revival records of the late 60s early 70s.
"Her lilting voice and heartfelt lyrics are eerily close to the work of the late British songstress Sandy Denny, the highest compliment I could hand down to this brilliant artist."
- Paste Magazine
Button Factory Stage (View)
909 Islington Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
|Minimum Age: 18|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|