Wednesday, September 18
Tickets: $10 advance / $12 day of show at Tickets.com, Babeville Box Office (M-F 11a-5p), Terrapin Station and Rust Belt Books or charge by phone 888-223-6000
7pm doors, 8pm show
Mike + Ruthy’s sound ranges from soft blues to raucous tradfolk to grungy folkrock sets that frame them as exemplars of their age to critics and peers alike. Hailed as “one of acoustic America’s most revered musical duos,” an evening spent with Mike + Ruthy promises to thrill your senses, raise your spirits, and delve deep into your soul.
“Warm, rich, vintage Americana.” — Time Out NY
Ruthy was raised at the intersection of folk and swing, daughter of fiddle master Jay Ungar and country songwriter Lyn Hardy.
Mike has been playing in bands and writing songs since age 12.
“Some of the best songwriting of their generation” – LA Weekly
Mike + Ruthy met in NYC, just out of college, and went on to found “subversive acoustic stringband” The Mammals, one of the most popular folk rock bands of their generation. (http://www.themammals.net)
“Infectious new folk rock” — Boston Globe
“Mike + Ruthy are carrying the torch for simple, heartfelt acoustic music with a direct line back to the Carter Family via Woody Guthrie, Hank Williams, Bob Dylan and even the Byrds .” — Maverick Magazine, UK
Buffalo’s own Americana folk band, Pine Fever, opens the show!
Date(s) - 09/18/2013
341 Delaware Avenue