02/02 - Susquehanna Folk Music Society Presents: Claire Lynch Band

at The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company

Claire-Lynch-Band-24-crop

Doors: 01:30 PM Starts: 02:00 PM - $25 General Admission, $21 SFMS & SMBA Members, $10 Students (ages 3 to 22) cover

Buy Tickets Now | Artist Website

Long recognized and praised as a creative force in acoustic music, Claire Lynch is a pioneer who continually pushes the boundaries of the bluegrass genre. She is the reigning Female Vocalist of the Year for the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) and a 2012 recipient of the United States Artists Walker Fellowship. Her career has been decorated with many other accolades including two GRAMMY nominations and IBMA Vocalist awards in 2010 and 1997. Claire’s harmonies have graced the recordings of many stellar musicians. Equally gifted as a songwriter, her songs have been recorded by The Seldom Scene, Patty Loveless, Kathy Mattea, Cherryholmes, The Whites and others.

 

Dolly Parton credits Claire with “one of the sweetest, purest and best lead voices in the music business today.”

 

Blazing her own trail in the mid 70′s when there were few role models for a young woman in the genre, Claire Lynch made history when she led the Front Porch String Band, which evolved in the 80s and 90s into “one of the sharpest and most exciting post-modern bluegrass bands on the circuit.”

 

Returning from an extended hiatus, in 2005 she formed her own Claire Lynch Band and has since consistently been a top pick of prestigious publications, critics and audiences across the U.S. and beyond. The band features like-minded musicians blending tradition and innovation: two-time IBMA-winning bassist-clawhammer banjo player-dancer-percussionist Mark Schatz; soulful mandolinist-guitarist Matt Wingate; and young string wizard Bryan McDowell, who at 18, won an unprecedented triple win at the Winfield, Kansas National Flatpicking Championship.

More Upcoming Shows

Trez Music School of Rock Show

05/24/2015 - Trez Music School of Rock Show

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Co.
Doors at: 05:00 PM | Show Starts: 06:00 PM - no cover

The Trez Music Education Center is very excited about our student bands performing at ABC again this year! The first [more]

JonSpencer Tickets

05/27/2015 - The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $15 cover

Featuring guests The Mystery Lights. Founded 1991 New York City.  On stage and in the studio, Jon Spencer has destroyed [more]

YARN Tickets

05/29/2015 - YARN and Blind Owl Band

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $8 in advance/$10 at the door cover

Featuring guests Blind Owl Band. Since their start in 2007, Yarn’s original Americana sound has developed into music that seekers [more]

1399814_10151849945899926_332186329_o Tickets

05/30/2015 - Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band!

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $10/$12 cover

Featuring guests The Get Right Band. Funk has a new spokes band, and that band is Yo Mama’s Big Fat [more]

T_Horans_frame_c Tickets

05/31/2015 - SFMS Presents – “Gone With The Wind” Gala

The Gallery at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 6:30PM | Show Starts: 7PM - $30 until May 20, and $35 thereafter. (Table discounts available) cover

Join us for a gracious evening of music and dance from an era that’s “gone with the wind.” It’s a [more]

spags

06/05/2015 - Midnight Spaghetti

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $5 cover

Retro funk mob Midnight Spaghetti & The Chocolate G-Stringshas been satisfying discriminating dancers with monster grooves since January 2003. Their [more]

bumperyachts

06/06/2015 - Bumperyachts and Matt Wheeler & Vintage Heart

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 8PM | Show Starts: 9PM - $7 day of show cover

Featuring guests Amber Sands. Bumperyachts Grant Goldsworthy and Steve Mondschein of the Bumperyachts, first started playing and writing music together [more]

SimoneFelicebyJohnHuba Tickets

06/11/2015 - An evening with Simone Felice

The Gallery at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 8PM | Show Starts: 9PM - $10 in advance/$15 at the door cover

Featuring special accompaniment by Anna Mitchell and guest Marie Danielle.   Simone Felice is a founding member (lyricist, vocalist, drummer and [more]

dirty sweet

06/12/2015 - The Dirty Sweet

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 8PM | Show Starts: 9PM - $7 cover

What’s that? You haven’t seen The Dirty Sweet? Well consider this your mission! This all-star line-up of musicians bring the [more]

Jerry Joseph Tickets

06/13/2015 - Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $10 advance/ $12 at the door cover

Featuring guests Corty Byron and Hexbelt! For more than 30 years, Jerry Joseph has been strapping on a guitar and [more]