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Charm City Junction + Ken & Brad Kolodner Trio
May 13, 2017 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Don’t miss a night of high energy and toe-tapping music by Charm City Junction and the Ken & Brad Kolodner Trio!
From dance-inducing Old-Time rhythms and foot stomping Irish melodies to hard-driving Bluegrass, Baltimore-based Charm City Junction creates a fresh soundscape that keeps listeners on the edge of their seats wondering where they’ll go next. The band is comprised of four of the most talented and promising young acoustic roots musicians in the country: Patrick McAvinue on fiddle, Brad Kolodner on clawhammer banjo, Sean McComiskey on button accordion, and Alex Lacquement on upright bass.
“This quartet isn’t afraid to take roots music to new places but always with an eye on tradition.” – Washington Post
Baltimore’s Ken & Brad Kolodner Trio is comprised of the dynamic father-son duo Ken & Brad Kolodner who weave together a captivating soundscape on hammered dulcimer, banjo, and fiddles pushing the boundaries of the Old-Time tradition into uncharted territory. Bassist Alex Lacquement locks everything together with his commanding and tasteful choices.
Doors open at 7:00 and show starts at 8:00 PM
Concert Ticket Prices & Info:
All Tickets are General Admission
$15 in advance until 3:00 PM on the day of event
$20 at the door
Children: 12 years and below are free when accompanied by an adult
Tickets may be purchased in advance either online or by calling the Barns of Rose Hill Box Office at 540-955-2004 (Noon to 3:00 – Tuesday through Saturday). If you call when our Box Office is closed, please leave a message and we’ll return your call within 24 business hours. All sales are final. Exceptions for special circumstances may be made no later than 24 hours prior to performance.
Here’s Charm City Junction in Action:
Here’s the Ken & Brad Kolodner Trio in Action:
More About Charm City Junction:
Formed in 2014, Charm City Junction has taken the acoustic music scene by storm performing around the country gaining high praise along the way for their high-energy, captivating and dynamic performances. Patrick McAvinue, one of the most in-demand and highly respected bluegrass fiddlers in the country, takes charge with his virtuosic, powerful and musical approach to the fiddle. Clawhammer banjo wizard Brad Kolodner adds his playful, driving, melodic and groovy Old-Time touch. Sean McComiskey, an incredibly talented Irish button accordion player, soars through the tunes and fills the gaps with his soulful playing. The versatile bassist Alex Lacquement drives the train, locking everything together with his commanding and tasteful choices. Drawing from separate musical backgrounds, the four members have found a common ground on which to develop their unique approach.
Since releasing their highly anticipated debut album on Patuxent Music in the fall of 2015, Charm City Junction has performed at Grey Fox, The Kennedy Center, Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival, Strathmore Hall and were an Official Showcase Band at the 2015 IBMA Convention and a nominee for the 2016 IBMA Momentum Band of the Year.
More About the Ken & Brad Kolodner Trio:
The dynamic father-son duo Ken & Brad Kolodner weave together a captivating soundscape on hammered dulcimer, banjo and fiddles pushing the boundaries of the Old-Time tradition into uncharted territory. Regarded as one of the most influential hammered dulcimer players and Old-Time fiddlers in North America, Baltimore’s Ken Kolodner has joined forces with his son Brad Kolodner, a rising star in the clawhammer banjo world. Together, they infuse their own brand of driving, innovative, tasteful and unique interpretations of traditional and original fiddle tunes and songs. They perform tight and musical arrangements of original and traditional old-time music with a “creative curiosity that lets all listeners know that a passion for traditional music yet thrives in every generation.” In concert, they regularly perform as a trio with bassist Alex Lacquement who locks everything together with his commanding and tasteful choices.