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Small Souls (PDX), Chelsea Coleman, Aviva Lipkowitz at Ivy Room

December 4, 2017
9:15 pm
Ivy Room

Small Souls (PDX) + Chelsea Coleman + Aviva Lipkowitz MON ? DECEMBER 4, 2017 Doors: 9:00 pm / Show: 9:15 pm $7.00 - $9.00 21+ Small Souls: After the 2009 release of his first album as a solo artist, Portland-based singer/songwriter Brian Rozendal started looking to expand his sonic options through the addition of a live accompaniment to his stripped-down folk stylings. Through the metaphorical grapevine, local engineer and multi-instrumentalist Bryan Daste caught wind of the opening and promptly recorded a pedal steel "audition tape" over a MySpace download of the album, and on hearing it, Rozendal found himself with little choice but to bring him on board. With Rozendal handling the songwriting and Daste the production, the pair quickly recognized the success of this new, collaborative process, and the solo project evolved into its current form: the "post-folk" duo, Small Souls. Unheard, Unseen is their second full-length. Recorded by Daste at The Magic Closet studio in southeast Portland, the 11-track collection plays as something of a tribute to folk as it reaches into the furthest corners of the genre. They say you have to look backward to move forward, and in honoring their roots, something new and progressive has been created by a band that deserves to be both heard and seen. Chelsea Coleman: Oklahoma grown singing-songwriting powerhouse, Chelsea Coleman, creates sanctuaries out of songs, wherein her audience is moved, humbled, and exalted. A courageous and vulnerable storyteller, she invites you to endure open heart surgery, skillfully mending your heartache with strands of golden thread. Each listener leaves more integrally woven in to the tapestry of humanity. Ms. Coleman got her start in the church halls of Tulsa, Oklahoma and her adventures have planted her firmly in the SF Bay Area arts community. Her heart, brain, and hands work hard, waking and sleeping, to bring you pleasing, intriguing, honest music. Aviva Lipkowitz: Aviva is a multi-instrumentalist songwriter from the Bay Area. Her music is intimate and honest, rich and subtle, and her voice has drawn comparisons to Patsy Cline and Feist. Her songs are certain to break your heart and leave you aching for more. Venue Information: Ivy Room 860 San Pablo Ave Albany, CA, 94706

Ivy Room

860 San Pablo Ave, Albany, CA
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