Patty Griffin, Sara Watkins & Anaïs Mitchell
Use Your Voice 2016 Tour
Sunday, March 6, 2016
$60, $55, $45 l $5 Fairfield University Students
Patty Griffin, Sara Watkins, and Anaïs Mitchell share the stage for an intimate evening of American songwriting and storytelling, each performing from their own catalogues and accompanying each other on stage.
Grammy-winner Patty Griffin is a songwriting and vocal powerhouse, weaving folk, gospel and anthemic country rock throughout her work. Sara Watkins, originally known as a founding member of the Grammy Award-winning group Nickel Creek, has collaborated with such artists as John Mayer and The Decemberists and has made frequent appearances on NPR’s Prairie Home Companion. Vermont-bred Anaïs Mitchell has a unique musical style that has been compared to legendary artists such as Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen and Gillian Welch.
“[Patty] Griffin digs deep into introspective lyrics…to display her distinctive vocals and original songs.” —American Songwriter
“[Sara Watkins] created a sound that’s gritty and determined to avoid clichés…[Watkins is] a consummate performer, adding both depth and rigor to a blend of bluegrass and fine contemporary songwriting.” —BBC Music
“Currently a well-kept secret, [Anaïs] Mitchell is writing material that stands comparison with the great singer-songwriters of the past few decades.” —Daily Telegraph
Patty Griffin visits NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Concert Series in 2013
Sara Watkins performing “My Friend” live on BBC Radio Scotland
Anaïs Mitchell performing “Now You Know” before opening for fellow performer, Patty Griffin!