We’re beyond excited to announce November’s Unplugged on The Front Porch guests of honor, Carrie Elkin and Danny Schmidt. Join The Front Porch, The Live Music Capital Foundation, and all of your friends for this incredible event slated for November 19th, the third Thursday in November, at 7:00 PM.
Recently named by the Austin Chronicle, “Austin’s First Family of Folk Music,” this “romantically entwined” duo has been performing together and on the same record label for many years and sessions, but 2014 marked the release of their debut record together, the immaculate “For Keeps.” Come experience the magical live performance of these two amazing talents: you won’t want to miss the dynamic vocal range of Elkin— one of Texas Music Magazine’s artists of the year— paired with the immaculate songsmithing of Schmidt, who the Chicago Tribune recently named one of the 50 most significant songwriters of the last 50 years. Talk about some major clout coming through our stage at All Saints’ Episcopal Church this season.
Providing regular opportunities for Austin folks to engage with exceptional musicians in an acoustically exquisite venue– the sanctuary at All Saints’– Unplugged on The Front Porch invites all devoted listeners to gather in one spot on a monthly basis to venerate our city’s best musical storytellers. In just two short hours, our listening experience reaches into the hearts and minds of these musicians as we explore with them not only their art but also their life experiences and opinions in our intimate gathering characterized by both music and conversation.
Each edition of Unplugged on The Front Porch features an hour an a half of music divided into two sets, a fifteen-minute interview with the artist, and a fifteen-minute intermission. Every concert is taped, and we ask for a donation of $15 at the door that goes directly toward paying our crew and our artists the living wages they deserve.
Unplugged on The Front Porch is generated and sustained by two local nonprofits– The Live Music Capital Foundation and The Front Porch– who decided to look for ways to make listening in our community more intentional.