BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival

I’m With Her / Darlingside

AMERICAN EXPRESS WOMEN IN MUSIC SERIES

Folk supergroup I’m With Her is a band rooted in a rare alchemy: three celebrated songwriters coming together to create music that reveals entirely new possibilities in their distinct and deep-seated talents.

 

Date

THU, JUL 18, 2019

6:30PM Gates / 7:30PM Show

Cost

FREE

Location

Prospect Park Bandshell
9th Street & Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215
United States
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  • I'm With Her | Photo: David McClister Photo

  • Darlingside | Photo: Cameron Gee


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“In its own quiet way, I’M WITH HER is a supergroup.” (The New York Times) In their solo careers and with their other bands, Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O’Donovan have each been key players in the folk-Americana revival; as a sublime trio, they’ve become its heart and soul. I’m With Her is a band rooted in a rare alchemy: three celebrated songwriters coming together to create music that reveals entirely new possibilities in their distinct and deep-seated talents. Since forming in 2014, Watkins, Jarosz, and O’Donovan have imbued their songs with a sharply detailed lyricism, graceful musicianship, and—perhaps most powerfully—mesmerizing harmonies that endlessly reflect their extraordinary chemistry.

The "exquisitely-arranged, literary-minded, baroque folk-pop" (NPR Music) of DARLINGSIDE will set the tone for an evening of exceptional musicianship and beautiful harmonies. The Boston-based quartet draws frequent comparisons to late-'60s era groups like Crosby, Stills & Nash, Simon & Garfunkel, and The Byrds, but their penchant for science fiction and speculative futurism counteracts any urge to pigeonhole their aesthetic as "retro." The four close friends construct every piece of their music collaboratively, pooling musical and lyrical ideas so that each song bears the imprint of four different writing voices. They often perform around a single vocal microphone, inviting audiences into a lush, intimate world where four voices are truly one.



Venue Seating

  • All Seats In - Click here to see the various seat set-ups at the Bandshell.
  • Lawn open for blankets/lawn chairs

Information for the Friends of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival

  • Friends Member Seating: Front seats open to Seat-Pass and Tent-Pass members
  • Friends Tent: Open to Tent-Pass members
  • Sponsor Tent: TBD

Venue Information:

The BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival is one of New York City's longest running, free, outdoor performing arts festivals and is held every summer at the Prospect Park Bandshell. View seating arrangements here.

All Performances Rain or Shine. In the event of dangerous weather we will be communicating updates on our website, Facebook, and Twitter.

Doors open one hour prior to performance unless otherwise noted.

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