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Saturday
14
APR

Escaping Pavement & Aaron Jonah Lewis at Tangled Roots Brewing

20:30
23:30
Tangled Roots Brewing Company
Event organized by Tangled Roots Brewing Company

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Come hear the musical stylings of award-winning, Detroit-based, roots-musicians, Escaping Pavement & Aaron Jonah Lewis.

Aaron Jonah Lewis~
Aaron Jonah Lewis is a multi-instrumentalist, performer and educator. He has won awards at the Clifftop Appalachian String Band Festival, including First Place Neotraditional Band in 2008 and 2015, and at the Galax Old Fiddlers Convention, including First Place Bluegrass Fiddle in 2007, and he has performed at major festivals from the US to the UK and from Italy to Finland.

Lewis has appeared on dozens of recordings from bluegrass and old time to swing jazz, modern experimental and Turkish classical music projects. He has taught workshops at the the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow and at the English Folk Dance and Song Society in London. He also plays and teaches banjo, mandolin, guitar, and bass and is currently based in Detroit.

Escaping Pavement~
Hailed as “The one of the most dynamic Americana group out of Detroit, Michigan" Escaping Pavement masterfully blends and blurs the lines of Bluegrass, Folk, and Americana. Their unique joint frontperson arrangement, with Emily and Aaron sharing equally in singing, songwriting, and guitar playing allows for harmony-driven, musical interplay that has earned them slots on bills with the likes of Justin Townes Earle and Joan Osborne. With a 2017 Detroit Music Award win for Outstanding Americana Record, over 700 shows under their belt, a new EP comprised of music inspired by the National Parks, and a nonstop touring schedule, this duo is spreading their roots-based message, far and wide. Find out why Jeff Milo of the Detroit News said, “Escaping Pavement make sparseness stunning. The acoustic guitar and mandolin crackle together like a mesmerizing bonfire, and their voices blend together like the azure purple and tawny oranges of vibrant sunset…"

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