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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Frances Luke Accord

With Special Guest: Mike Vial
  • Doors Open: 7:30 pm
  • Show Starts: 8:00 pm
  • Ticket Price: $15
  • Genre: Americana/Alt-Country

"The definition of lean-in music"

Mountain Stage

Description

Frances Luke Accord is 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, Frances Luke Accord takes copious inspiration from Americana, jazz, soul, and rock. 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. "Fluke," FLA's psuedo-self-titled introduction to a national audience, 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. FLA has appeared on Mountain Stage, toured with Darlingside, and impressed at a showcase slot at the influential Folk Alliance conference. Michigan songwriter Mike Vial is tonight's special guest.

Photos & Videos

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Frances Luke Accord

Frances Luke Accord on Audiotree Live (Full Session)

Mike Vial - I Just Want To Be Your Last - Fluke Takes