Gillian Welch: The Harrow & The Harvest Tour

Atlanta Symphony Hall

Performance Dates

Saturday, August 5, 2017 8:00 PM

Come enjoy an evening with Gillian Welch at Atlanta Symphony Hall as she performs the Grammy nominated album, "The Harrow & The Harvest" in its entirety. Tickets are on sale at Ticketmaster and the Woodruff Arts Center Box Office. Produced by Atlanta Symphony Hall LIVE and Zero Mile Presents.

The Harrow & The Harvest, Gill and Dave's new record is the product of two people who have become so entwined in one another that the songs and the singing and the playing on this record seems to exude from a single voice. This is the sound of two people in a room, playing to one another, with one another. This is the sound of the room in which the two people are playing. This is the sound of two voices, locked in unison, locked in harmony. The sound of two people playing live, with no overdubs, and very few takes. Two people making music together as if they were one soul combined.

This is what we know: Gill and Dave met at Berklee College of Music; Gillian was studying songwriting, while Dave studied guitar; they met at an audition for a country band. Together, they moved to Nashville, TN where most of their work together has been produced. Since then they have influenced and inspired new generations of country and folk singers, songwriters and players. They have earned the slavish admiration of many of the most lauded and loved voices of the Americana milieu now living -- and some who have since deceased (rest their souls). They've had their songs recorded by the likes of Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, and Solomon Burke. Gill and Dave's body of work is deeply rooted in the world it has sought to portray in song: the American South.

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