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Carroll Café–Walt Michael and Co.
March 8, 2013 @ 4:30 am - 7:30 pm EST
“Walt Michael has established himself as one of the mort innovative and expressive of traditional musicians.” —Lincoln Center, NYC
One of America’s most celebrated hammer dulcimer players, Walt Michael has performed with the Pilobolus Dance Theater on Broadway, at the Kennedy and Lincoln centers, and in the 1980 Winter Olympics. Drawing upon Celtic, Appalacian, classical, and world music roots, Walt’s distinctive musical stylings cast a rapturous spell. Joining Walt will be fellow virtuosos bassist Ralph Gordon and fiddler Alexander Mitchell. Walt is also the noted founder and longtime artistic director of the Common Ground on the Hill multicultural arts and music festival.
“Walt Michael is a hammered dulcimerist of uncommon power.” —Frets Magazine
“Their joyful sound had a packed house begging for encores.” Broadsheet, Scotland