The NYCity Slickers are coming to Mississippi!
The New York City Slickers, an eight piece high energy, progressive bluegrass band with a Big Apple style, was formed by two Millsaps grads from Jackson, Annie Chadwick and Faser Hardin, and their daughter, Abigail Hardin. Founded in 2008, the group combines the wailing tight harmonies and talents of three beautiful singers with the hard driving sound of five musically gifted musicians on banjo, guitar, mandolin, fiddle, bass and accordion. The sound is a synthesis of traditional bluegrass, zydeco, Delta blues and country pop, resulting in theatrically inspired, toe tappin', one of a kind, rocking fun music. Inspired by a genuine love of their Mississippi roots and authentic American roots music, the NYCity Slickers have thrilled NYC audiences with their unique synthesis of traditional bluegrass, zydeco, Delta blues & country pop. Having had much East Coast success, the NYCity Slickers are excited to be traveling South to entertain the folks from back home. Their "Big Apple Bluegrass" sound has been described as a fusion of the Andrews Sisters, the Dixie Chicks and Bill Monroe resulting in theatrically inspired, toe tappin', one-of-a-kind, rockin' fun music.
Their debut CD, “Layin’ It Down,” was released on September 8, 2011. The album is an eclectic mix of musical styles that has become characteristic of the NYCity Slickers’ signature sound. Composed of 13 songs, eight of which are original, the album ranges in style from traditional bluegrass and Delta blues to progressive bluegrass pop. “Layin’
This concert is part of the many programs and events surrounding the Hobbs Freeman Art and Nature Celebration. The Celebration is made possible by a grant from the National Park Service's Lower Mississippi Delta Initiative.
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