With influences ranging from gypsy swing to early New Orleans jazz, Appalachian old-time to eastern European folk, the Resonant Rogues take their favorite flavors and blend them into a delicious, danceable dish, which they’ll serve up at the Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center on Wednesday, April 24 at 7pm.
The Resonant Rogues craft fresh songs from a variety of vintage folk styles, featuring vocal harmonies accompanied by accordion, guitar, banjo, fiddle, and upright bass. With a passion for folk music that spans continents and oceans, the band is led by partners Sparrow and Keith J. Smith. The pair met in Asheville in the Autumn of 2012, and their instant spark lit a blaze that could not be contained. Since then, they have dedicated their lives to crafting and sharing their music, touring extensively around the world. The Rogues weave the threads of European, Middle Eastern, and American folk music together into a beautiful tapestry that simultaneously showcases tradition and innovation.
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Advance tickets are available at wslr.org .
The Resonant Rogues make music that refuses to shy away from our current reality. They make music for the people they meet every day who are affected by our current policies, and they make music to take us through these dark times. The Rogues’ third studio album, Autumn of the World, will be released in mid 2019. With tours to Australia, Alaska, the UK, and various jaunts around the continental US, this is sure to be another exciting year for this adventurous crew.
WSLR/Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center
525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota, FL 34236
Photos from The Resonant Rogues