thu22feb(feb 22)8:00 pmBROKEN STRING BAND8:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

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Hailing from the heartland of Georgia, The Broken String Band weaves a tapestry of enchanting melodies and sincere, heartfelt stories that resonate with audiences far and wide. With their soul-stirring harmonies, intricate instrumental arrangements, and genuine passion for their craft, The Broken String Band stands as a captivating force in the contemporary folk music scene.

Formed in the college town of Athens, Georgia, The Broken String Band draws inspiration from the rich musical heritage of the region. This talented group of musicians breathes new life into the folk music tradition, blending old-time folk, bluegrass, and country influences to create a sound that is uniquely their own. Led by their two frontmen (Sean Stephansen and Taylor Thompson), whose voices together carry a timeless allure, the band’s sound is both gripping and authentic.

With an array of acoustic instruments in their arsenal, including banjo, guitar, fiddle, and upright bass, The Broken String Band crafts thoughtful arrangements that evoke a sense of nostalgia while remaining wholly original. Their lyrics delve into the depths of the human experience, exploring themes of love, loss, resilience, redemption, and the timeless search for meaning. The band’s live performances are truly something to behold. Their infectious energy and authenticity create an intimate and immersive experience. Prepare to be transported to a bygone era, where the simple pleasures of a well-crafted song and the shared experience of live music unite.

The Broken String Band has garnered acclaim from both critics and fans alike with its growing repertoire of original compositions. Their debut album, “The Culprit & the Stage,” showcased their artistic depth and set the stage for even greater musical adventures to come. Their recently released single “Nightmare Ballad” is “a twisted fairy-tale… about the end of the world”. It transports listeners to a place where time stands still and emotions run deep.

As ambassadors of Georgia’s vibrant folk music scene, The Broken String Band continues to push boundaries, connecting with audiences on a profound level. Through their music, they seek to bridge the gap between the past and the present, reminding us all of the enduring power of folk music and its ability to bring people together.

So, whether you’re a devoted folk aficionado or simply in search of music that speaks to the heart, let The Broken String Band be your guide on a journey through the landscapes of Georgia and the depths of the human experience.


February 22, 2024 8:00 pm(GMT+00:00)