Special eTown Taping at Red Rocks Amphitheatre: Gregory Alan Isakov, Ani DiFranco & Shook Twins
- When: September 4, 2016 Time: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
- Where: Red Rocks Amphitheatre / 18300 W Alameda Pkwy, Morrison, CO 80465
- Cost: $38.95 - $45.00 Plus applicable service fees
eTown is thrilled to be heading back to Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre on September 4th, this time to record our friend Gregory Alan Isakov and his band along with special guests Ani DiFranco and Shook Twins.
Doors at 5:00pm
Every year, eTown partners with AEG Live to create a remarkable radio show from one of the world’s most spectacular concert venues. We’ll be doing the interviews with the artists backstage, so the live show will be uninterrupted. Come join us if you can as eTown, Colorado’s longest running national radio show, teams up with Gregory Alan Isakov and his band, Ani DiFranco and Shook Twins for an amazing night of music under the stars.
Gregory Alan Isakov
Gregory Alan Isakov was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and now calls Colorado home. His most recent record, The Weatherman, debuted at #5 on Billboard’s Folk Chart, and at #1 on iTunes’ Songwriter Chart, and has garnered critical acclaim. The New York Times featured the record, while Denver’s Westword proclaimed, “Bob Dylan once sang, ‘You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows,’ and you don’t need to be a singer-songwriter to realize that Isakov has created something truly stunning here.”
Isakov is currently in the process of completing an album with The Colorado Symphony Orchestra. This album is expected to be released in the late spring of 2016. With a degree in horticulture, Isakov balances the art of making and performing his music with running a small farm in Colorado.
"As a singer, songwriter, activist and independent entrepreneur, Ani DiFranco has been setting her own pace—and encouraging countless admirers to do the same—for more than 20 years. But while she has been known as the “Little Folksinger,” her music has grown far beyond her acoustic solo roots in cozy venues to embrace jazz, soul, electronica and even more distant sounds. All of which are featured in DiFranco’s new Righteous Babe release, Allergic To Water, where she also blends abstract imagery and deceptively understated melodies with personal reflections on her life in New Orleans where she is now raising her two children with her partner, producer Mike Napolitano. "
Born and raised in Sandpoint Idaho, Shook Twins are an Indie folk-pop band hailing from Portland, Oregon. Identical twins, Katelyn and Laurie Shook, and Niko Daoussis form the band’s core. Central to Shook Twins’ sound is their wide range of instrumentation: banjo, acoustic and electric guitars, electric bass, mandolin, electronic drums, face drum (beatbox), glockenspiel, ukulele, banjo-head drumming and their signature Golden Egg. Beautiful twin harmonies, layered upon acoustic and electric instrumentation, coupled with Laurie’s inventive use of percussive and ambient vocal loops, and Katelyn’s repurposed telephone microphone, set their sound apart, creating a unique and eccentric blend of folk, roots, groove and soul.