KBOO Movie Night at the Clinton: TransAtlantic Sessions
Greet the Autumn with the KBOO Night At the Clinton Movie Bluegrass concert series!!!
Thursday, September 11, 7:00 pm
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton Street, PDX
KBOO will be showing the TransAtlantic Sessions- four, thirty minute films of outstanding international Bluegrass musicians, gathering near the hearth in Scottish castles to jam.
Transatlantic Sessions is the collective title for a series of musical productions by Glasgow-based Pelicula Films Ltd, funded by- and produced for BBC Scotland,BBC Four and RTE of Ireland. The productions comprise collaborative live performances by various leading folk and country musicians from both sides of the North Atlantic, playing music from Scotland, Ireland, England and North America, who congregate under the musical direction of Aly Bain and Jerry Douglas to record and film a set of half-hour TV episodes. The Television director is Mike Alexander and the producer is Douglas Eadie. -Wikipedia
Béla Fleck, Aly Bain, Alison Krauss and other great musicians will be featured.
"Traditional music's foremost multi-artist love-in. . . radiates warmth and wit" (Guardian)
"Every artist oozes singular talent. . . as down-homey and free-wheeling as it’s kick-ass and polished" (Evening Standard)
A local Portland Bluegrass band may also be featured, stay tuned for more info. Come on out!!!
This evening will feature the first four tracks of the TransAtlantic Sessions:
For each track, the main performer's name is shown in brackets (they are not necessarily the composer).
Programme One: The Boys of 25/The Glass of Beer (Aly Bain), Goin' Down the Road Feelin Bad (Eric Bibb), Oran na Cloiche (Kathleen MacInnes), Falani (Béla Fleck), Leezie Lindsay (Eddi Reader), Boats up the River (Dirk Powell), Lay My Burden Down (Alison Krauss)
Programme Two: Helvic Head/Kisses the Maid (Michael McGoldrick), Annabel Lee (Sarah Jarosz), Some Sweet Day (Dirk Powell), Dreamcatcher/Off the Hook (Sharon Shannon), Time Machine (Declan O'Rourke), Lake Charles Waltz (Phil Cunningham), Jesus Can You Help Me Now (Amos Lee)
Programme Three: Big Country (Béla Fleck), Western Highway (Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh), Clear Blue Eyes (Amos Lee), A New Day Medley (Jerry Douglas), Waterbound (Dirk Powell), Run Away (Sarah Jarosz), Lios na Banriona/The Cross Reel (Nollaig Casey)
Programme Four: Flying Circus/Windchime Dance (Sharon Shannon), A Lewis Summer (Iain Morrison), Ring Them Bells (Sarah Jarosz), Lonesome Moonlight Waltz (Alison Krauss), The Ballad of Stringbean and Estelle (Sam Bush), Galileo (Declan O'Rourke), Dimming of the Day (Alison Krauss)