The Grammy winning US recording artist comes to Bristol for one very special night, presented by Colston Hall in association with St George’s Bristol. Performing music from her recent and highly acclaimed album The River & The Thread, Rosanne Cash is joined by her regular collaborator (and husband) John Leventhal for what promises to be one of the highlights of the Bristol music calendar.
The River & The Thread is sweeping in its breadth, capturing a unique, multi-generational cast of characters – from a Civil War soldier off to fight in Virginia to a New Deal-era farmer in Arkansas to a contemporary Mobile, AL couple. While Cash and Leventhal found inspiration in the many musical styles associated with the South – swampy Delta blues, gospel, Appalachian folk, country and rock, to name a few – this is a completely contemporary collection. Cash’s crystalline voice and Leventhal’s compelling guitar work are at the heart of the album, and they bring in additional instrumentation to suit the tone of each particular song – from the delicate orchestral passages of “Night School,” (which nods to Stephen Foster, who also had a deep affection for the South) to the ghostly keyboards of album closer “Money Road.”
To book, please call St George’s box office on 0845 40 24 001 or follow the buy link above.
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