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25.10.2021

Americana/Folk

Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi (US/IT)

Monday October 25
Doors at: 19:00
Concert at: 20:00
Price: 180 DKK incl. fee
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“A solo debut of phenomenal vocal power, effortlessly jumping between gospel holler, tender folk song and lachrymose country ballad.” When Rhiannon Giddens released her debut album as a solo-artist on Nonesuch Records in 2015, she quickly became a star on the contemporary scene for folk and americana as the above quote from The Guardian states. The acclaimed musician uses her art to excavate the past and reveal bold truths about our present. A MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient, Giddens co-founded the Grammy Award-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops, and she has been nominated for six additional Grammys for her work as a soloist and collaborator.

She was most recently nominated for her collaboration with multi-instrumentalist Francesco Turrisi, “there is no Other” (2019). Giddens’s latest album, “They’re Calling Me Home”, is a twelve-track album, recorded with Turrisi in Ireland during the recent lockdown; it speaks of the longing for the comfort of home as well as the metaphorical “call home” of death, which has been a tragic reality for so many during the COVID-19 crisis. In October Giddens and Turrisi will visit Copenhagen for a show in the amazing surroundings of Musikhuset København, proudly presented by ALICE.