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(An) arrestingly fun show...clearly bursting with talent...The crowd clearly loved the energy from the performance, as every song, dance solo, and mid-number banjo breakdown was following by vigorous clapping and hollers. -- SMILE POLITELY

You don't often hear words like "traditional," and "authentic" paired with "innovative" and "unique," but Evie Ladin has brought them together brilliantly in the self-titled, debut album of the Evie Ladin Band, and the result is truly a high point in new old-time music.
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DARE TO BE SQUARE WEST
Evie Ladin Band Dare to Be Square West, November 7-9, Oakland, CA. I am helping organize this insane weekend of learning to call square dances, history, jam, dance, hang - with master callers Phil Jamison (NC) and Kathy Anderson (OH) and lots of live music. Geoffrey's Inner Circle, Downtown Oakland. Come for the weekend or come for a night, but come to the party!

Epic Evie Ladin & Keith Terry DUO tour comes to a close. Zillions of old friends and small world connections, and a hearty welcome to our new fans; from Jalopy in Brooklyn, NY to Blackpot Festival in Lafayette, LA and all points in between, we clapped, picked and sang many miles. Coming soon: long-awaited sabbatical to write, shed and rest. But first...

6-Week Session of Clawhammer Banjo Classes starts Nov 3 PLUS CLOGGING CLASSES: By popular demand I am offering a 4 week series of flatfoot clogging classes in my Oakland studio near MacArthur BART. Wednesday nights 7-8:15pm - Nov 12, 19, 26 and Dec 3. $15 per class or $50 for all four (encouraged). Space is limited so register now! All levels welcome.

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EVIE LADIN BAND MUSIC

ELB WON the Fan Vote for AMERICANA ALBUM OF THE YEAR by the Independent Music Awards!

Ladin's voice is a revelation. Clear, strong, delicate and emotive all at the same time...her exemplary examples of adult love songs deal with complicated subject matter, yet never lose their swing or get bogged down by maudlin sentimentality. In fact, the music is gorgeous.
--No Depression

This compelling record and her amazing band lineup should finally earn Evie Ladin the reputation she deserves in the folk music world...she has outdone herself this time. --Fiddlefreak

Deliciously quirky...imagine a mash-up of Michelle Shocked and Emmy Lou Harris! --New Times

Her rich and smoky voice resembles Natalie Merchant's, and her songs are as fetching as Nancy Griffith's...they're all catchy, with mature lyrics and skilled phrasing.
--Old-Time Herald
Evie uses GHS Strings Evie also tours with -
Keith Terry/Crosspulse
world music/dance group
MoToR
original body music ensemble
 
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