WTMD Welcomes Brandi Carlile at Wolf Trap
Justin Townes Earle
The Lone Bellow
- Brandi Carlile has been performing since she was 7 and began
building a hometown fan base when she was in her teens. Today, she
writes and performs insightful music around the world with 2 band mates,
twins Phil and Tim Hanseroth, who provide textured harmonies to her
affecting voice and reflective lyrics.
- Her latest release, Bear Creek (2012), explores fresh
territory, creating a unique blend of country, soul, and rock ’n’ roll.
With multifaceted talent and crystalline vocals, it is easy to see why
AllMusic.com hails her as “a singular talent.”
- Carlile’s hit “The Story” was used in promotions for General
Motors and the 2008 Summer Olympics. It was also played on the TV show Grey’s Anatomy.
- “As a singer, Brandi Carlile is prone to let loose, and her
voice is a visceral marvel; even the falsetto range is red-blooded and
clarion clear.”—American Songwriter
- The Lone Bellow,
a folk-rock trio out of Brooklyn, sings earnest songs of romance and
redemption with soft acoustic-based instrumentation and swelling 3-part
harmonies that evoke the emotional intensity of a gospel choir. This
year they released a self-titled debut album that is “full of haunting,
passionate songs that breathe with country soul and a kind of autumnal
Americana Music Award-winner Justin Townes Earle—son
of country legend Steve Earle—mirrors the same traditional sound and
heartfelt songwriting of folk artists past. With 5 albums released in
the last 6 years, this maverick draws in fans with intimate lyrics and
his “snaky baritone [that] has long been a magnetic draw” (The New Yorker).
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 8:00pm
1645 Trap Rd, Vienna, VA