Anais Mitchell

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The Vermont songwriter Anais Mitchell keeps coming up with something new! In the past she's written a folk opera based on the story of Orpheus and Eurydice, released a unique concept album, and more. Now she comes to The Ark with a new album, "Child Ballads," which she recorded with friend and collaborator Jefferson Hamer. She appears with him at tonight's show. It’s a collection of traditional songs from the British Isles, named after their collector, Francis James Child. These new versions versions have been carefully re-imagined to reflect an American sensibility as well as a deep respect for the tradition. With old-time music coming on strong these days, you can count on Anais Mitchell to put a distinctive personal stamp on the trend. Acoustic Americana duo Mike & Ruthy (Ruth Ungar & Mike Merenda) open the concert.

Event Details

Sponsor:
Michigan Union Ticket Office (MUTO)
Event Type:
Performance
Cost:
General Admission: $15, Reserved: $22
Website:
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Tags:
anais mitchell ,
music ,
the ark

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