Through their immersive creative process and modern-day approaches to ancient mountain ballads, Appalachian music duo Anna & Elizabeth bring vanished worlds and almost-forgotten songs to life.
Multi-instrumentalist Anna Roberts-Gevalt and vocalist Elizabeth LaPrelle stand at the junction between folk tradition and the avant-garde. With their innovative modern arrangements, they transform traditional music into a vital, compelling, boundlessly creative contemporary form.
Doors open 7:00pm / Shows start at 8:00pm
Prices, seating sections, and programs are subject to change.
“They brought many of us to tears with some of the most yearning harmonies I’ve heard at the Tiny Desk…Take a deep breath and soak it all in.”NPR Music
"Ripest of Apples" by Anna & Elizabeth
“A subtly subversive kind of folk”The New Yorker
“Impossibly intimate, an experiment of the timelessness of human thought and emotion, right here and now. One of my favorite bands around.”Abigail Washburn
Additional support provided by Michael & Debra Raizman, Yukiko Ueno & Eran Egozy, Randolph Hawthorne & Carliss Baldwin, and Marylen Sternweiler.
Stave Sessions is made possible in part by Celebrity Series LIVE PERFORMANCE! Arts for All Endowment & Innovation Funds, with generous support provided by Marylen Sternweiler and Gretchen & Samuel Shubrooks.