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BECCA MANCARI WITH LIZ COOPER AND THE STAMPEDE
March 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm | $15
Organizer: Songbirds Guitar Museum, Phone: https://songbirdsguitars.com/organizer/songbirds-guitar-museum-20/
Becca Mancari is rewriting the rules.
Born in Staten Island, New York, to an Italian-Irish preacher and a Puerto Rican mother, Mancari has lived a life of transition – from working as a janitor in South Florida, to writing songs with train hoppers in the Blue Ridge Mountains and seeking spirituality in India. But it was her time in Virginia and Nashville where she found the roots music that would continue to inspire her musical evolution to today.
Her anticipated debut album, “Good Woman,” is hauntingly lonesome, with dust-cloud swells of electric guitar and don’t-look-back lyrics revealingscenes from Mancari’s well–travelled story. She recalls, “I remember being 19, and I would go to this old warehouse where a bunch of old timers wouldbe siting around picking and drinking moonshine…and we are talking straight up moonshine.” During this time, Mancari’s curiosity to see the world with eager, fresh eyes grew, drawing her to travel and experience all types of people and places. Her travels would inevitably impact her music; since her music is the landscape of all she’s seen, “Good Woman” evokes the sound of city grit and the mountain music of her youth, swirling into a fresh, nostalgic sound.
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