Rani Arbo and daisy mayhem | Keene

Stonewall Farm, Keene NH

Advanced tickets, $17
At the door, $19

Arbo’s quirky ’90s string band, Salamander Crossing, helped blow the doors open for the neotrad revival. On a new album, “Big Old Life,” her current band captures the visceral and fun-loving sound of American roots music. Her lovely alto wears simultaneous shades of sass and grace, world-weariness and resilience. As the quartet promenades from gospel to swing, ballad to barn-burner, it shows how trad is, at heart, a social music. Every playful and profound note they play proves that these songs are only as old as the last time someone sang them. ~  Scott Alarik The Boston Globe, May 2007

“Arbo is a triple threat as a fiddler, songwriter, and possessor of a uniquely beautiful, malleable alto. The group’s playing is tight, with stylish, unexpected choices, and Anand Nayak is a marvel of stylistic versatility on lead guitar, with a rich resonant tone and soulful, imaginative fills. Big Old Life is brimming with grace, however defined.” ~Acoustic Guitar Magazine, January 2008

So, what’s a daisy mayhem?

Wicked grooves, sublime lead singing, great harmonies, sparkling original songs, and a deep repertoire that spans 200 years of American music. Four people who share an irresistible chemistry on stage. An unusually gleeful string band that celebrates both tradition and improvisation and that stumps the categorizers. (Are they an agnostic gospel band? A homeopathic bluegrass band? Are they crazy?). Worth seeing…

Advanced tickets, $17
At the door, $19

Food available for purchase provided by Armadillo’s Burritos

Beer and Wine for purchase from the Pub Restaurant and Caterers

Armadillo’s Burritos, Keene, NH
Turn It Up, Keene, NH
Toadstool Bookshop, Keene NH

Preorder tickets by sending a self addressed stamped envelope with the amount of tickets you need and a check in the correct amount to Orange Earth Productions, PO Box 243, Spofford NH 03462. Orders will be filled as we receive them. For information on any show or to be added to our e-mail list, please contact us…. orangeearth@ne.rr.com
All ages show
Dancing welcome and encouraged!
Become an Angel…
At every performance there will be ten (10) Angel seats reserved. Angel tickets are twice the cost of the ticket price with half going towards sponsorship of the show. Angel seats are reserved seats in the first two rows. Angels will be thanked as a group prior to the show.
Check out our upcoming shows at orangeearthproductions.com
Thanks to our sponsors:
Santosha, True North Networks, Innovative Machine, Inc, Gem Graphics, Radio Rek, EF Lane