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Cahalen Morrison Eli West Live @ FCS
April 23, 2015 : 7:30 pm - 7:35 pm
Duo who perform their own songs with guitar, mandolin and banjo. These two have been said to be a “musicians musician.” Morrison’s songwriting has been compared to the dark lyricism of the writing of author Cormac McCarthy. (“All The Pretty Horses”
Join us at the Floyd Country Store on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 7:30pm for a live show with Americana roots duo Cahalen Morrison & Eli West. Tickets are $10 at the store or online.
About Cahalen Morrison & Eli West
It means something that the word about Americana roots duo Cahalen Morrison & Eli West spread first among musicians. Their debut album was passed around the ranks of some of the best American roots bands, raved about to fans online, and seen as a model to strive for in songwriting and musicianship. In this way, you could think of Cahalen & Eli as musician’s musicians. They’re the artists that other artists run to see at a festival. This is because their music seems effortlessly simple, but is complex enough to engage us far beyond the usual way we listen to roots music. Cahalen Morrison’s songwriting is as much informed by the dark lyricism of Cormac McCarthy as it is by Appalachian stringband songs, and Eli West’s angular, racing arrangements owe as much to the speed and aggression of early jazz as they do to bluegrass greats like Bill Monroe. Together they make music that draws from the well of American tradition, but reshapes these traditions into beautiful new forms.