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Friday, January 5th, 2018 06:00 PM

January Jams Presents Amythyst Kiah & Her Chest Of Glass Jan 5th Jan 05

Barter Theatre / January Jams Presents Amythyst Kiah & Her Chest Of Glass Jan 5th

For Fans of: Sister Rosetta Tharp, Dolly Parton, Adele, Carter Family, Indigo Girls A professed Southern Gothic, alt-country blues singer/songwriter based in Johnson City, TN, Amythyst Kiah’s commanding stage presence is only matched by her raw and powerful vocals—a deeply moving, hypnotic sound that stirs echoes of a distant and restless past. Accoutered interchangeably with banjo, acoustic guitar, or a full band (Her Chest of Glass), Amythyst’s toolbox is augmented by her scholarship of African-American roots music. Her eclectic influences span decades, drawing heavily on old time music (Mississippi Sheiks, Son House, Jimmie Rodgers, Olla Belle Reed, Carter Family), inspired by... Continue

Friday, January 19th, 2018 06:00 PM

January Jams Presents David Grisman & John Sebastian Jan 19th Jan 19

Barter Theatre / January Jams Presents David Grisman & John Sebastian Jan 19th

For Fans of: Bill Monroe, Grateful Dead, Del McCoury, Infamous Stringdusters, Lovin’ Spoonful For nearly half a century, mandolinist / composer / bandleader / producer David Grisman has been a guiding force in the evolving world of acoustic music. His musical range is wide and deep, embracing many styles, genres and traditions. An acoustic pioneer and innovator, David forged a unique personal artistic path, skillfully combining elements of the great American music/art forms of jazz and bluegrass with many international flavors and sensibilities to create his own distinctive idiom of "Dawg" music (the nickname given him by Jerry Garcia.) In doing so,... Continue

Saturday, January 20th, 2018 06:00 PM

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen W/ Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley Jan 20 Jan 20

Barter Theatre / Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen W/ Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley Jan 20

For Fans of: Del McCoury, Ricky Skaggs, Blue Highway, Mountain Heart, David Grisman With chops so hot, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen were named IBMA’s 2016 Instrumental Group of the Year for the second time, with a third nomination in 2017. Their critically acclaimed album Cold Spell earned a 2015 GRAMMY nomination for Best Bluegrass Album of the Year, yet the accolades don’t end there. Solivan, with banjoist Mike Munford, 2013 IBMA Banjo Player of the Year, award-winning guitarist Chris Luquette and bassist Jeremy Middleton, simmer a progressive bluegrass stew of infinite instrumental, vocal and songwriting skills soon to be featured once... Continue

Friday, January 26th, 2018 06:00 PM

January Jams Presents Muddy Magnolias In Abingdon VA Jan 26th Jan 26

Abingdon Music Experience / January Jams Presents Muddy Magnolias In Abingdon VA Jan 26th

For Fans of: Gary Clark Jr., Grace Potter, Lee Ann Womack, Sharon Jones Muddy Magnolias is a Nashville based rock band fronted by Brooklyn native, Jessy Wilson. After landing in Nashville four years ago to further explore her career in songwriting, Wilson formed Muddy Magnolias—a raw, soulful extension of blues roots rock. Her essence on stage embodies her most beloved influences- Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin and Tina Turner. The band found quick success touring with Gary Clark Jr., Zac Brown Band, Grace Potter, Record Company and debuting at Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits music festival and more. Their debut album “Broken People”... Continue

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