The Yadkin Arts Council brings the Celtic/Conventional Japanese European/Appalachian rock band Scythian again to the Willingham Theater for 2 exhibits. The concert events will happen on Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. in addition to 7:30 p.m. within the Willingham Theater, situated inside the Yadkin Cultural Arts Middle at 226 East Primary Road.
Named after Ukrainian nomads, Scythian (sith-ee-yin) performs roots music from Celtic, Japanese European and Appalachian traditions. With thunderous vitality, technical prowess, and storytelling songwriting they beckon crowds right into a barn-dance, rock live performance expertise.
Nashville’s Music Metropolis Roots says Scythian is ‘what occurs when rock star charisma meets Celtic dervish fiddling’, and the Washington Put up claims “Scythian’s enthusiasm is contagious, and exhibits appear to finish with everybody dancing, leaping round or hoisting glasses.”
The foursome made up of Alexander Fedoryka (Vocals, Fiddle, Mandolin, Harmonica), Danylo Fedoryka (Vocals, Guitar, Accordion), Ethan Dean (Vocals, Upright and Electrical Bass, Percussion, Guitar) and Johnny Rees (Vocals, Drums, Percussion) brings varied influences collectively to create a conglomerate which is technically exact and steeped in varied people traditions: The classically skilled Fedoryka brothers grew up on Ukrainian people music and bluegrass, whereas Ethan Dean was raised on the greats of 60’s & 70’s folk-rock. Lafayette LA raised Johnny Rees brings a Cajun backbeat to the Celtic-Americana fusion giving Scythian one more dimension which retains audiences entertained and transferring.
Scythian is coming off its most prolific yr in 2020 with over 1,000 hours of reside streams in the course of the Covid Lockdowns, launch of two new albums (Roots & Stones and Quaranstream: The Album) and 4 new music movies. The Camel Metropolis Dispatch mentioned of their Merlefest efficiency: “[Scythian gives] no quarter of their quest to entertain and produce a pleasure to their music that offers it an irony-free, huge open really feel of manic chance. The enjoying is technically sensible, however it’s the vitality that carries the day.”
Tickets are $30 for 3 p.m. matinee, $35 for 7:30 p.m. night present. For tickets or extra information go to yadkinarts.org or name 336-679-2941.