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Annalivia on Sunset Road, Feb 14

ANNALIVIA

on Sunset Road

Friday, February 14, 2014

4:30 pm (est)



Liz Simmons and Flynn Cohen of Annalivia will stop by WTJU this Friday afternoon for a visit with Sunset Road host Pete Marshall.  The following night they will be performing at Cville Coffee, with opening act Maya & The Ruins.

You can stream their visit to WTJU anywhere in the world at wtju.net, or by using TuneIn.


Annalivia is an American 'roots and branches' string-band which draws from tradition and today to create their own brand of new acoustic folk music.


Annalivia's latest release, The Same Way Down, captures the band's innate connection with American roots music. The album features traditional songs and fiddle tunes alongside stunning original pieces, presented with the band's unique style and inspired arranging sensibilities. This album debuted at #7 on the international folk DJ charts, with False Sir John reaching the #1 played song on folk radio worldwide, and the band #1 played artist in the Massachusetts RMR.

Annalivia is an American 'roots and branches' string-band which draws from tradition and today to create their own brand of new acoustic folk music. The members of Annalivia – Liz Simmons, Flynn Cohen, and newest member Bronwyn Keith-Hynes – are all masterful players and have long histories with traditional music, ranging from bluegrass to Irish, Scottish, and Old Time Appalachian music. These styles play a large role in the interpretations of their material, which can range from an inventive, quirky original fiddle tune to an innovative arrangement of a traditional song. The members of Annalivia are all seasoned musicians and have toured with the likes of Cathie Ryan, Ruth Moody, John Whelan, Aoife Clancy and Adrienne Young, among others.

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