Frances Luke Accord, Joe George

Radio Heartland Presents! (rescheduled from 1/31/19 date)

Frances Luke Accord

Joe George

Thu · May 2, 2019

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$12 advance; $15 day of show

Presented by Radio Heartland, a 24-hour service from The Current featuring acoustic, Americana and roots music. Radio Heartland is available in the Twin Cities on KNOW-FM 91.1 HD2, at radioheartland.org and on The Current App.

Frances Luke Accord
Frances Luke Accord
"Frances Luke Accord are the definition of lean-in music." - Joni Deutsch, NPR's Mountain Stage

“Frances Luke Accord are some of our very favorite musicians, songwriters, and people. We couldn’t recommend their debut LP, FLUKE, highly enough.” - Darlingside
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Frances Luke Accord are an independent Chicago-based duo hailing originally from South Bend, Indiana. Both dedicated multi-instrumentalists and meticulous songwriters, Nicholas Gunty and Brian Powers distinguish their music with genre fluidity, buttery harmonies and acoustic ensembles. Although prevailingly a modern folk band, FLA sip copious inspiration from Americana, jazz, soul, and rock.

Since forming during their senior year at the University of Notre Dame, Frances Luke Accord's approach to music has marked a boundless evolution. In December of 2012 the duo released their first record, Kandote, a not-for-profit, intercultural collaboration with the Barefoot Truth Children’s Choir of Kkindu, Uganda — an endeavor that continues to support the primary education and musical aspirations of the choir. Bringing their world/folk sound to Chicago in the summer of 2013, the duo quickly garnered local and regional attention for their captivating live performances and stunning self-produced releases, including the Queen for Me EP (April 2014), Live @ Strobe (April 2015), and, most notably, their debut full-length album, Fluke (May 2016).

Fluke, FLA's pseudo-self-titled introduction to a national audience, is a self-produced vocal tour-de-force that leaps quickly and definitively into the canopy of contemporary art. It is dreamlike and philosophical, haunting and whimsical. Its melodies evoke a noir film, a Spanish folktale, an enigmatic egoeye. However you pin it, something in the music is turning heads. Whether evidenced by their invitation to perform on NPR's Mountain Stage Radio Show with Larry Groce, tours with Darlingside and Anaïs Mitchell, official showcase at Folk Alliance International's 2017 Conference, or the $16K Kickstarter that funded Fluke, Frances Luke Accord's compositions take the listener by the ear, pull the rug from beneath her feet, and leave her deliciously airborne. Listen.
Joe George
Joe George
The Joe George debut solo record, ‘Beautiful Dreams,’ is filled with lush colors and patient space. It is a collection of thoughtful, empathetic songs that deal with reflection, conflict, and simple wonder.

The record has been signed to German label, Eternal Sound Records, and was released in December of 2018, with a tour to follow.

Joe also has global notoriety for being the personality of YouTube channel REVERB, where his work has been featured in THE NEW YORK TIMES, PEOPLE MAGAZINE, and CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND.

Joe’s film compositions have recently awarded him an EMMY nomination for his work on humanitarian focused documentary series, ‘Seeing Brave.’
Venue Information:
The Warming House
4001 Bryant Ave South
Minneapolis, MN, 55409
http://thewarminghouse.net/