Berkeley House Concert with Melody Walker & Jacob Groopman

Melody Walker and Jacob Groopman will perform at Poplar Playhouse on February 16, 2013 at 8 p.m. $15 suggested donation, all $$ to the artists. BYOB/snacks. www.melodywalkermusic.com

Hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area and the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, respectively, singer-songwriter Melody Walker and picker extraordinaire Jacob Groopman have fused their influences into a style they like to call “Americali.” They define it as Americana with a California twist, but of course, it’s much more. Dra
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wing from genres including bluegrass, rock, jazz, classical, Afrobeat, samba and Balkan folk, yet staying close to their American folk roots, the duo create literate music that honors tradition, yet sounds completely of the moment.

On Walker’s debut album, GOLD RUSH GODDESS, the couple wrap their voices in tight harmony over intricate textures of banjo, guitar and mandolin as they sing of ancient truths and futuristic myths, conveying a stunning level of songwriting and musical versatility throughout.

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  • Greg F.

    Sorry to cancel -- under the weather today

    February 16, 2013

    • Linda

      I hope you feel better! Thanks for letting me know.

      February 17, 2013

  • Paul S

    Did I miss out on tonight's show?

    February 16, 2013

    • Linda

      I'm sorry, I didn't see your message! I hope you can make it to one of our future shows.

      February 17, 2013

  • Aimee

    Sorry, something came up.

    February 16, 2013

    • Linda

      Thanks for letting us know. I hope you can come to one of our future shows.

      February 17, 2013

  • Laura

    Out of town this weekend.

    February 10, 2013

  • Tom M.

    This is gonna be awesome! Thanx for booking it Linda & thanx for playing our series, Melody & Jacob!

    December 10, 2012

  • Cindy C.

    Wonderful news! They put on such a tremendous show. We had them open for Darrell Scott and before that, on their own in 2011!

    November 16, 2012

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