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Avery Hill, Jaspar Lepak and Mandy Troxel
Café Artichoke
Portland, OR
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Mar 10, 2019 7:00 PM



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Avery Hill, Jaspar Lepak and Mandy Troxel
In honor of International Women's Day, local singer-songwriter Avery Hill is bringing two songwriting friends, Jaspar Lepak and Mandy Troxel, to Artichoke Music for a memorable show in the round. They promise poignant (and not-so-poignant) original songs, three-part harmonies, and stories and lyrics that stick with you.

Avery originally met Jaspar and Mandy at the FarWest Folk Alliance conference in Bellevue, WA, and immediately knew they had tapped into something. They've shared shows in the Seattle region, where Jaspar is based, in Mandy's community on Orcas Island, WA, and now Avery is excited to host the gang here in Portland. While each artist remains true to her own voice, providing a diversity of style and perspective to the evening, it is this common grounding of authenticity that binds these artists together and creates a cohesive performance.

Avery Hill (averyhilltunes.com) has developed a singular style of "story-singing", integrating her understanding of the past into observations of life today. Her musical style is hard to pin down, as she borrows from several styles and genres from the vast history of folk music, but the stories and images of her lyrics ring true. After releasing her first full-length album Dreams & Ghosts: A Family Album in 2015, she went on to open Song by Song (www.learnsongbysong.com), a school of ukulele and music classes, to help people discover the musician within them. These days, she is a full-time mom to her first child born in 2018 and part-time everything else, planning to release her next album The One Who Remembers sometime in 2019. Says Tom May of River City Folk, This emerging singer-songwriter has a memorable, lilting voice and is already penning songs that could someday be classics. She is an extraordinary young talent."

Jaspar Lepak (jasparlepak.com) is a folk/Americana songwriter whose remarkable gift for melody is only surpassed by her poetry. A child of the Sonoran Desert, her songs are deeply influenced by the many places she has called home. Lepak started writing songs in 2002 while living in Minneapolis. In the fall of 2009, she moved to Durban, South Africa with her husband Kale. Her music found an enthusiastic audience, and in 2011, she recorded Forgiving Wind which Rolling Stone South Africa hailed as an album full of "beauty and original charm. Lepak moved to Seattle in 2012 and released her 8th album Close to Me in September of 2017 recorded just two weeks before her daughter was born.

Fans of Mandy Troxel (mandytroxel.com) often share the similar story of being swung around by the clear bell of her voice and then rooted to the spot by lyrics that have the feeling of a conversation with an old friend. Mandy describes her music with a dash of self-depricating humor, labeling her genre Country Western Pathetica and Island Mama Americana. Juxtaposing the beauty of her island home of 15 years with the connection and humor of small town living, her songs acknowledge the dark moments in life, while also underlying a certain optimism.

Location

Café Artichoke (View)
2007 SE Powell Blvd
Portland, OR 97214
United States


Categories

Music > Americana
Music > Folk
Music > Singer/Songwriter

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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Owner: Artichoke Community Music
On BPT Since: Sep 12, 2016
 
Alexa MacDonald
15032328845
artichokeartdirector@gmail...
artichokemusic.org/010717....
 


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