Your Communities. Your Traditions. Your Folklife.
Northwest Folklife aims to strengthen our communities through arts and culture. This calendar brings together our greater community’s events and gatherings. Here, you will find events ranging from cultural celebrations to music and dance performances and traditional gatherings.
Together, we can continue to celebrate the rich arts, cultures, and traditions that thrive in the greater Pacific Northwest.
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Low Lily Concert
March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm$10 – $20
Seattle Folklore Society presents the string and vocal trio Low Lily, exploring the roots and branches of American folk music with traditional influences and modern inspiration that weaves together a unique brand of acoustic music.
Liz Simmons (vocals and guitar), Flynn Cohen (vocals, guitar, and mandolin), and Lissa Schneckenburger (vocals and fiddle – past Fiddle Tunes instructor) are masterful players with deep relationships to traditional music styles ranging from bluegrass to Irish, Scottish, New England, and Old Time Appalachian sounds. When you combine this with stellar composition skills and inventive arrangements you get music that is rooted yet contemporary.
With a vocal blend that has been dubbed “outstanding” and “meticulous,” Low Lily’s cohesive sound comes naturally for musicians whose lives have been entwined on the road and onstage for almost two decades. Setting down roots in Brattleboro, Vermont, the band has crafted a signature sound which they have shared with enthusiastic audiences throughout North America and the UK, garnering two #1 songs on international folk radio and two New England Music Award nominations.