Dirk Powell and the Foghorn String Band: Appalachian and Cajun Music at the Triple Door
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Leave it to the largest community choir in North America to stage the biggest holiday spectacle of them all: Play It Again Santa from the Seattle Men's Chorus. Known as "Seattle's Other Holiday Tradition," the Chorus's holiday concerts are packed with good cheer and great music. Nostalgic carols, sing-alongs and brilliantly hilarious versions of seasonal favorites add up to a thrilling and festive show. Make time for the magic -- and tradition -- of Play It Again Santa at Benaroya Hall. Learn More
The Foghorn String Band will do the first set, then join Dirk Powell for his set.
Dirk's considered one of the world's leading experts on traditional Appalachian fiddle and banjo styles, along with carrying on the traditions of his late and legendary father-in-law Dewey Balfa as the accordion player in the Cajun group Balfa Toujours. Dirk Powell combines deep-running roots in rural American tradition with an overarching artistic vision that speaks poignantly to the audiences of today. From learning banjo and fiddle at the feet of his grandfather in Kentucky, through founding the Louisiana Cajun group Balfa Toujours, to extensive recording and film work with such artists as Jack White, Joan Baez, T-Bone Burnett, Anthony Minghella, Loretta Lynn, and Spike Lee, Dirk has arrived at a place all his own - one where tradition, inspiration, and innovation meet without borders.