HousingFest 2019 Featuring Mandolin Orange

Thursday, June 20, 2019 @ 7:30pm
Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts

Urban Ministry Center in conjunction with Blumenthal Performing Arts, MaxxMusic & Visulite Theatre Present HousingFest - A Concert to End Homelessness in Charlotte Featuring Mandolin Orange

Mandolin Orange’s music radiates a mysterious warmth —their songs feel like whispered secrets, one hand cupped to your ear. The North Carolina duo have built a steady and growing fanbase with this kind of intimacy, and on Tides of A Teardrop, due out February 1, it is more potent than ever. By all accounts, it is the duo’s fullest, richest, and most personal effort. You can hear the air between them—the taut space of shared understanding, as palpable as a magnetic field, that makes their music sound like two halves of an endlessly completing thought. Singer-songwriter Andrew Marlin and multiinstrumentalist Emily Frantz have honed this lamp glow intimacy for years.

For this album, Marlin and Frantz enlisted their touring band, who they also worked with on their last album Blindfaller. Having recorded all previous albums live in the studio, they approached the recording process in a different way this time. “We went and did what most people do, which we’ve never done before—we just holed up somewhere and worked the tunes out together,” Frantz says. There is a telepathy and warmth in the interplay on Tides of A Teardrop that brings a new dynamic to the foreground—that holy silence between notes, the air that charges the album with such profound intimacy. “This record is a little more cosmic, almost in a spiritual way—the space between the notes was there to suggest all those empty spaces the record touches on,” acknowledges Marlin. There are many powerful ways of acknowledging loss; sometimes the most powerful one is saying nothing at all.

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Schedule & Tickets

35.00-45.00 · Call 704-372-1000 to order.

Thursday, June 20, 2019 @ 7:30pm · tickets · add to calendar 2019-06-20 19:30:00 2019-06-20 22:30:00 America/New_York HousingFest 2019 Featuring Mandolin Orange https://charlottecultureguide.com/event/424325/housingfest-2019-featuring-mandolin-orange Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts, 430 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202

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