Paradigm Presents: Big Little Lions
Let's welcome Big Little Lions to Sheboygan for the first time!
$10 suggested donation at the door
About Big Little Lions:
Big Little Lions are the award winning band from Cincinnati, OH and BC, Canada born out of a collaboration that won them a JUNO Award in 2014. Ever since they have been cranking out infectious folk pop songs that are jam-packed with emotion along with tight harmonies that sound like the product of two people working closely and side-by-side instead of living in different countries.
"The conviviality and charm that are palpable in these 12 tunes sound like the product of two people working closely and side-by-side. But, then again, the natural pairing of Austin and Otten is an indication that distance is just a number, one that can't hold back real musical camaraderie. Big Little Lions' A Little Frayed, A Little Torn is a jubilant collection of folk-pop songcraft." PopMatters.com
They have released 5 albums to date, which have garnered them awards and nominations including the CFMA Ensemble of the Year. Their critically acclaimed music has appeared on the CBCs Top 20 and featured on shows like q and Vinyl Cafe. The duo consists of Paul Otten and Helen Austin, both hugely prolific songwriters - their music has been placed in hundreds of movie trailers, ads, network TV shows and on MTV.
"It's the cohesiveness, too, of Frayed that buoys the album as one of the finest and most organic releases of 2015." Popdust.com
Their live show is quite the spectacle with Paul playing drums, bass and keyboard all while singing lead vocals with Helen, who is no slacker playing guitar and foot percussion. They use every limb, and then some, to make two people sound like a full band.
"The duo's sound mixes the new school folk of Mumford and Sons with a dance rhythm that keeps the music sounding light and upbeat. It also doesn't hurt that their songs are very catchy and aided by how well Austin and Otten's voices complement each other." Examiner
Their music has been dubbed a blissful marriage of new folk and sophisticated pop, and is packed with emotion and tight harmonies.
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1202 N. 8th St.
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