Phoenix, Arizona native and co-founder of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Dom Flemons is a Grammy-award winning songwriter with two Emmy nominations under his belt. The instrumentalist, producer and actor is considered an expert player on the banjo, guitar, harmonica, jug, percussion, quills, fife and rhythm bone, earning himself the nickname “the American songster”.
His album ‘Black Cowboys’ was hailed as “an enduring testament to the Black cowboys and what they represent,” (Folk Radio), specialising “in reviving pre-war African-American string-band styles,” (The Guardian).
Support comes from JD Wilkes, best known as the leader of the experimental rockabilly group Legendary Shack Shakers.
This is an unreserved seated show at Bristol Folk House, 40a Park St, Bristol BS1 5JG
On Wednesday 23 September 2020 Colston Hall changed its name to Bristol Beacon.
Our new name is just the first step, it is about more than the sign above our door. Click below to find out more about how we’re changing, watch our name announcement, and discover how we want everyone to share in the joy of live music.