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An Evening with Gaelynn Lea – Folk Singer, Violinist & Disability Advocate
May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$10
Based in Duluth, Minnesota, Gaelynn Lea is a folk singer and violinist classically trained in Celtic and American fiddle traditions. Born with a congenital disability called Osteogenesis Imperfecta, or Brittle Bones Disease, she invented a new way to play her instrument, holding her violin upright as one would a cello.
Tickets are $10 in advance. If any tickets remain on the day of the performance, they will be $15 at the door. Because this is a more formal performance than most of our live music at Jules’, we encourage you to arrive early (before 6:30 pm) so that you may order food and drinks before the performance begins.
We wish to keep ticket prices for this event low so that it is accessible to everyone. If you like, you may make an additional freewill gift at the show in support of Gaelynn Lea, her message and her artistry.
MORE ABOUT GAELYNN LEA
Gaelynn Lea won NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Contest in 2016, and she’s been on the road ever since playing her unique mix of haunting original songs and traditional fiddle tunes. In addition to performing and recording, Gaelynn also speaks publicly about disability rights, finding inner freedom and accessibility in the arts. She uses her music as a platform to advocate for people with disabilities and to promote positive social change.
Gaelynn Lea Official Website
Music Videos and Interviews
“Lost in the Woods” Music Video: https://youtu.be/Pk9lgimztD4
Paste Music Session: https://youtu.be/TAkpPx9B6aM
NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert: https://youtu.be/n6oSeODGmoQ
Great Big Story’s Funk + One: https://youtu.be/BcQg1hnQ0XM
POPSUGAR Interview: https://youtu.be/xd-d5IuS9Mk
NPR Music: https://www.npr.org/2019/03/06/700853825/tiny-desk-family-hour-gaelynn-lea
The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/dec/14/gaelynn-lea-violin-interview-brittle-bone-disease
Strings Magazine: http://stringsmagazine.com/review-fiddler-gaelynn-leas-learning-how-to-stay/
No Depression: http://nodepression.com/album-review/gaelynn-lea-focuses-appreciating-moment-learning-how-stay
Louder Than War: https://louderthanwar.com/gaelynn-lea-releases-brilliant-new-album/