« Week of July 3, 2011 »
Start: 07/03/2011 8:00 pm

Sepideh RaissadatGifted vocalist and setarist Sepideh Raissadat brings to life a repertoire of poetry-filled Persian classical music during her Freight debut.

Start: 07/07/2011 7:00 pm

Tom McDermottNew Orleans pianist/composer Tom McDermott steers the Freight's stage piano in dynamic directions with a workshop focused on New Orleans styles like ragtime, traditional jazz, and R&B in the style of Professor Longhair and Dr. John. The lecture-demonstration style workshop also delves into the rich musical heritage of New Orleans, tracing historical connections with the music of Cuba, Mexico, Brazil, and Jamaica.

Start: 07/08/2011 8:00 pm

The GreencardsAfter earning ovations from "newgrass" music devotees at MerleFest to rock loyalists at Lollapalooza, the fabulously inventive Greencards return to the Freight just in time to celebrate The Brick Album, their hot-off-the-press release! With bluegrass as a starting point, the Greencards reinvent American roots music, creating a quirky, adventurous, and utterly compelling sound of their own.

Start: 07/09/2011 8:00 pm

Darol AngerRoger TallrothJeremy KittelBrittany Haas