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Punch Brothers

April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$25 - $35

Punch Brothers are the acoustic quintet of mandolinist Chris Thile, guitarist Chris Eldridge, bassist Paul Kowert, banjoist Noam Pikelny and violinist Gabe Witcher.  Says the Washington Post, “With enthusiasm and experimentation, Punch Brothers take bluegrass to its next evolutionary stage, drawing equal inspiration from the brain and the heart.” Their latest album, the T Bone Burnett-produced, The Phosphorescent Blues (released in 2015 on Nonesuch Records), addresses with straight-up poignancy and subversive humor, the power and the pitfalls of our super-connected world.

Punch Brothers was formed in 2006. Its first Nonesuch record, Punch, was released in 2008 and combined elements of the band’s many musical interests. In 2009, they began a residency at NYC’s intimate club, Living Room, trying out new songs and ultimately spawning the Grammy-nominated Antifogmatic (2010). In 2012, the band released Who’s Feeling Young Now?, which praised for its ‘astonishing, envelope-pushing vision’, while Rolling Stone said, ‘The acoustic framework dazzles – wild virtuosity used for more than just virtuosity.’

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Date:
April 24
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$25 - $35
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Website:
https://jorgensen.uconn.edu

Organizer

Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
Phone:
(860) 486-4226
Website:
jorgensen.uconn.edu

Venue

Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
2142 Hillside Road Unit 3104
Storrs, CT 06269 United States
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Phone:
8604864226
Website:
http://jorgensen.uconn.edu/events/view.php?id=470