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DCSC May 31st: Jake Klar & Lily Sexton

  • Down County Social Club 864 South Undermountain Road Sheffield, MA, 01257 United States (map)
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Jake Klar is a singer, songwriter, poet, and visual artist from Northampton, MA. For more of his work, check out his website.

“Rhythm and groove, grit and honesty, Klar’s music is part of the new Americana synergy that infuses rock and pop sensibilities with folk sincerity. His music seeks to turn a simple tune into something that connects us to both the stories and emotions that make our experiences worth remembering." —sustainmusicandnature.org

Lily Sexton plays a really big guitar. A guitar built in 1949 and owned by her grandfather, when Gibson Jumbos were a man’s instrument. Upon inheriting the J-45, Lily’s fascination with the mystery and richness of the guitar became devotion, and she has been attempting to unlock it’s secrets ever since. A fiddler by nature, Sexton’s original tunes possess the ancient tones of acoustic instruments- the swing of Appalachian Old Time, the subtle throb of bluegrass rhythm, the sweetness of a high, lonesome melody- while her lyrics retain sincerity and vivid relevance. Lily is a fiddler in the progressive bluegrass group, Mamma’s Marmalade, and has shared stages with Erin McKeown, Mike Compton, and Joe Newberry. Her solo record is forthcoming!

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7-10pm Thursday, May 31, 2018 at The Down County Social Club.
beneath The Stagecoach Tavern
864 South Undermountain road ( AKA Rt 41 ) Sheffield, MA
$10 donation for the artists
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For packages, including accommodations at Race Brook Lodge and dinner at The Stagecoach Tavern, check out the DCSC Special Package!

The Down County Social Club features a handpicked selection of extraordinary and rare entertainment presented in an intimate speakeasy-style environment. Our live performances include music, dance, performance art, poetry and multimedia works. We also occasionally offer films and academically themed events. Our programming is as eclectic as you can imagine!

For info/directions and dinner reservations at The Stagecoach Tavern, call 413-229-8585. Visit our Facebook Page!

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