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WHITE HORSE LIVE #30: Anya Hinkle with Mary Lucey
October 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
With vivid storytelling, vibrant musicianship and arresting honesty, Anya Hinkle (of Tellico) explores the beauty of song craft through the lens of the Appalachian string band tradition. Originally from the mountains of Virginia, Anya’s music is steeped in the tones of folk and bluegrass and seasoned by travels across the world.
Hinkle won the Merlefest Chris Austin Songwriting Competition in 2019 and was a finalist in the Hazel Dickens Song Contest. Tellico’s album Woven Waters, produced by Irish guitar legend John Doyle (Transatlantic Sessions, Joan Baez, Tim O’Brien) and out on Organic Records had a #1 single, #1 band and #2 album ranking on the Folk DJ charts in November 2018.
Tour highlights in 2019 include tours in Japan and France and performances at MerleFest, La Roche Bluegrass Festival (Europe’s largest), Albino Skunk, the North Carolina Folk Festival; Anya and her band Tellico were official showcase artists at the conference of the International Bluegrass Music Association conference. She is currently working on her first full-length solo album on Organic Records.
Anya is joined by Mary Lucey for this special show. Mary Lucey is a talented vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and performer. She played bass for the The Biscuit Burners, as well as for the all female group, Uncle Earl. Mary has played venues such as The Kennedy Center, Ryman Auditorium and festivals such as Bonnaroo, Merlefest and Rockygrass. Her music has been featured on BBC World TV’s Destination Music and PBS’s Roadtrip Nation, Mountain Stage and Woodsongs Radio Hour. She currently performs in her band Lovers Leap.