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Chris Thile

American Acoustic: Chris Thile & Michael Daves

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 7:30 PM

American Acoustic with Chris Thile

Mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile and guitarist Michael Daves come together for a downtown Manhattan-style romp through the bluegrass music canon.

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American Acoustic with Chris Thile
Chris Thile & Michael Daves

Chris Thile and guitarist Michael Daves first met in 2005 in New York's West Village where they both regularly played at a weekly late-night bluegrass jam. In 2011, their collaborative recording, Sleep with One Eye Open, received a Grammy nomination for Best Bluegrass Album. In this performance, Thile and Daves meet again for a downtown Manhattan-style romp through the bluegrass music canon.

Performance Timing: Approximately 2 hours, with no intermission.