The Dirk Powell Band CANCELLED
Dirk Powell, USA legend of Cajun, Old-Time and Appalachian music, at The Con Club, Lewes, E Sussex: Don't miss this the gig of the year.
Dirk Powell is a musician, writer, producer, composer, studio owner, theatre and art centre director, brilliant Cajun accordionist and vocalist, residing in Southwest Louisiana. He's considered one of the world's leading experts on traditional Appalachian fiddle and banjo styles, along with carrying on the traditions of his late and legendary father-in-law Dewey Balfa of the Balfa Brothers, as the accordion player in the legendary Cajun band Balfa Toujours. His roots in Kentucky and his commitment to Creole and Cajun culture have fused with early classical training to form an artistic palette and vision that are unique in today’s musical environment. In addition to his own performances, he has toured with Eric Clapton, Joan Baez, Rhiannon Giddens, Linda Ronstadt, Jack White, Loretta Lynn, and many more.
£15 available from Eventbrite
The Con Club, 139 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1XS
Fri 10 Apr 2020