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Spectacular double bill: The Railsplitters with Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards
19/Apr/2016 @ 19:30 - 23:55£17.50
With their new album, The Faster It Goes, The Railsplitters, are using these new influences to break the bonds of bluegrass and unleash tradition. Lauren Stovall and the rest of the ‘Splitters suggest that using your roots to evolve is really at the heart of the genre as, Bill Monroe himself was an innovator. With their finger on the pulse, The Railsplitters are pushing the genre forward with an adventurous spirit, carrying in the tradition of breaking boundaries with their innovative sound.
Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards
Laura Cortese the fiddler/
But, it’s been as Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards that she has made the biggest impression in recent times. It’s bold and elegant, schooled in the lyrical rituals of folk music and backed by grooves that alternately inspire Cajun two-stepping and rock ‘n’ roll swagger.