Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards

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July 31 @ 7:30 pm $20

String band traditions to indie folk
Laura Cortese

Please Note: Proof of Vaccination is required for admission. By purchasing a ticket you agree that you and your guests will comply with all laws, orders, ordinances, regulations and health and safety guidance adopted by the State of Michigan, the County of Washtenaw and The Ark, including any guidelines in place at the time of the show. Attendees who do not comply will be asked to leave. Policies will be updated as circumstances and requirements change in our community. Please review The Ark’s current COVID-related information before attending a show.

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We’ve heard the dance-fiddle-and-song triple threat of Boston’s Laura Cortese at The Ark before, but each time she brings something new. Laura Cortese (who now lives in Belgium) and the Dance Cards have a vision for their band’s sound: bold and elegant, schooled in the lyrical rituals of folk music and backed by grooves that alternately inspire Cajun two-stepping and rock-n-roll hip swagger. Their new music has a wide emotional and sonic scope. The four voices are just as much instruments as they are providers for lyric and harmony. At times it’s rowdy, delicate, or cinematic. The result is a sound that can start as a string band, and morph into a string quartet, female a cappella group, or indie band; all while staying honest and true to their identity as folk instrumentalists. Watching Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards on the main stage at a summer folk festival, or tearing it up late night at a club, you get the sense that they might snap some fiddle strings or punch a hole in the bass drum. They come to Michigan with a new album, “Bitter Better.”

Details

Date:
July 31 2022
Doors Open:
7:00 PM
Show Starts:
7:30 pm
Cost:
$20
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Website:
https://thisislauracortese.com/
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Venue

The Ark
316 S. Main
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States
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Phone:
(734) 761-1818
theark.org