JAY and ADITI and THE BLUSHIN ROULETTES Appearing Sun Jan 15th 2017 at 7:30pm

Tickets:
$8 in advance

$10 at the door
Double Duos’ Roots Reach ‘Round the World
Jay Brown & Aditi Sethi Brown, The Blushin’Roulettes

Singer-Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jay Brown has become a familiar face at the White Horse Black Mountain through his monthly songwriter showcase, Mountain Made, but he always has multiple irons in the fire. And can get an extra taste of his versatility when he andAdithi Sethi-Brown welcome the Blushing’ Roulettes to the White Horse stage for a double bill on Sunday, January 15 at 7:30 p.m. 

Jay Brown often performs as the sole member of the rootsy Jay Brown One-Man Band, deftly handling guitar, vocals, slide guitar and percussion at make it look remarkably easy. But when he wants a musical collaborator he need look no farther than home. Brown’s wife, Aditi Sethi-Brown is accomplished in several musical traditions from her Indian homeland, and provides vocals ,harmonium, harp and percussion in their duo performances. In addition to his mastery of traditional American idioms and songwriting, Brown himself has also studied Indian classical music and is able to tap into his multitude of influences at will. 

The heart of the Blushin’ Roulettes is the songwriting duo Angie Heimann (guitar) and Cas Sochaki (Dobro) who reinterpret old-time country sensibilities with a modern twist. Onstage, they’re visual foils, with affable Angie barely breaking five feet tall while the towering Cas is deadpan and sardonic, often to great comic effect. Their differences also extend to their music in a complimentary way. Cas’ approach in frequently tongue-in-cheek, whereas Angie’s songs typically have an earthier lyrical depth. The pair have recently made their home in Western North Carolina, bringing their music back to the hills that helped shape it.

When not performing with Lazybirds, Shantavaani, or Swing Guitars, Jay Brown still finds some time to play with his other band, The Jay Brown One-Man-Band.

The Blushin’ Roulettes deliver old-time tunes with a modern twist. "Their songs are stripped down, sexy little jewel boxes stuffed with ancient mountain magic ...