A singer songwriter Folk/Americana music series. Beginning in January 2017 concerts will held the first Saturday evening of each month.
Adam Trice is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and writer from Baltimore. In 2007, he began performing and recording under the name Red Sammy – an influential character in Flannery O’Connor’s story “A Good Man is Hard to Find” (1955) – as solo and duo projects and with a rotating cast of musicians. Trice’s music is a unique blend of rock, folk, country, blues, and Americana styles. Notable songwriters and writers of inspiration include: Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Alejandro Escovedo, Tom Waits, Raymond Carver, Charles Bukowski, and many others.
Trice has released six albums (Red Sammy self-titled release, 2007; Dog Hang Low, 2009; A Cheaper Kind of Love Song, 2011; These Poems with Kerosene, 2013; and Creeps & Cheaters, 2015; True Believer, 2016). He has also published a book of poems with accompanying soundtrack titled In Places with Bad Lighting, 2010.
Official Website: www.redsammy.com
WHO: Mary Battiata & Little Pink
WHAT: Singer-Songwriter Mary Battiata and her band of roots-rock regulars play original and classic alt.country and folk-rock tunes with plenty of dark honky-tonk guitar and bright, old-time harmonies.
WHERE: From home base in Arlington Va., Mary tours solo and with the band from NYC to Austin and has opened for Alejandro Escovedo, Neko Case, Jim Lauderdale, Jon Langford and Sam Baker among others. She teaches songwriting at the Augusta Heritage Center and performs in the Baltimore-DC area at a variety of favorite venues, including the IOTA club, the 1919, Gypsy Sally's, The Windup Space and the Birchmere. She is at work on a new recording - her third - at Baltimore's Invisible Sound Studios, with a posse of Baltimore and DC's finest players. It will be released in early 2017.
Tickets: $10 in advance/$13 at door/$8 full-time students with ID