Friday, April 7, 2017, Montclair, NJ
MONTCLAIR, N. J. -- Outpost in the Burbs presents Teddy Thompson and Kelly Jones [NY/CA] on Friday, April 7th at 8 p.m. This concert will take place at at 8 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 67 Church Street in Montclair. Opening the show will be Sammy Brue [UT].
The best harmony duet singing always confounds basic arithmetic. One plus one, instead of equaling two, suddenly yields an unexpected third thing. An upper-case ONE. A deep vibration. A universal hum that encompasses both male and female viewpoints and conveys more subtle shades of emotion than a single voice can. On Little Windows, the debut album by Teddy Thompson and Kelly Jones, the duo have that kind of ONEness.
"George and Tammy... Porter and Dolly... Teddy and Kelly? Teddy Thompson (son of Richard and Linda) and Kelly Jones (best known for her 2010 album SheBANG!) have a ways to go before they're recognized as the next great male-female duo, but this winning twosome is off to a fine start with Little Windows. Blending their plaintive voices in seamless, high-lonesome harmonies that would do The Everly Brothers proud." - Jon Young, Mother Jones, April 2016
About Sammy Brue:
To say that Sammy Brue is an old soul is an understatement. Last year, at just fourteen-years-old, Brue released his own EP I Don’t Want You To Leave: a collection of devastatingly beautiful songs that touch on heartbreak, jealousy, God and suicide. The release prompted Rolling Stone to declare the songwriter an “Americana Prodigy” and led to performances at Newport Folk Festival and Summerfest.
Brue, a Portland, OR, native living in Nashville, first cut his teeth at age ten by busking on the sidewalk during Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT. Looking to raise extra cash to buy more music gear, his stunning and sincere performances turned heads of famous actors, musicians and press alike, prompting the festival to invite him back every year since.
With a reverent nod to early Dylan and Guthrie and more modern contemporaries Cobain, Justin Townes Earle, and Jason Isbell, Brue released his latest single “Once a Lover“ via ReverbNation CONNECT’s The Watch List.
How to Get Tickets:
Tickets: $28 in advance, $32 at the door and are available at Keil’s Pharmacy, 732 Valley Rd., Upper Montclair, 973-744-2113; Studio 042 – Super Business Printer, 423 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair, 973-509-7591; and on TicketLeap: https://outpost.ticketleap.com/teddy-thompson-and-kelly-jones-2017/ dates/Apr-07-2017_at_0800PM
About The Outpost:
The all-volunteer Outpost is a nonprofit outreach organization in Montclair dedicated to building community through music, community service, and cultural events. The Outpost has presented more than 350 concerts by internationally known artists such as Judy Collins, Roger McGuinn, Dave Mason, Jorma Kaukonen, Jimmy Webb, Richie Havens, J.D. Souther, and Dar Williams. In addition to promoting and staffing concerts, Outpost volunteers have donated many hours of their time through programs affiliated with Habitat for Humanity, Toys for Tots, the Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair, the Community Food Bank of N.J., Dress for Success and a soup kitchen run by Outpost volunteers in East Orange, NJ.
For more information, visit www.outpostintheburbs.org or call 973-744-6560.
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