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Feb.
22nd

Wintergrass report (Laura Love unveils her new band Harpers Ferry at Black and Bluegrass showcase)




Seattle’s Laura Love (top photo) kicked off the opening night’s Black and Bluegrass showcase by unveiling her new band, Harpers Ferry. The showcase highlighted the common ground between black string band music, Negro spirituals, blues and bluegrass. And the band’s set was impressive, with gospel and bluegrass inflected takes on standards that included "Workin’ on a Building," "Keep Your Eyes on the Prize" and "Swing Low Sweet Chariot" and a funkafied version of "Cluck Old Hen." The band included

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