From the moment she strummed and sang the first note of “Jesse”, she had the audience under her spell.
CityFolk ran from September 12–16, 2018 at Lansdowne Park. Keep checking back for more Apt613 coverage and follow us on Instagram for the latest photos.
Terry Steeves: “His smoky soulful voice was as crisp and strong as it was then, and the song’s cool jazz groove kept the audience in dance mode.”
Headliner Hozier drew a large crowd Saturday night to the City Stage.
Terry Steeves: “CityFolk marked the band’s second gig together with the new configuration, but their spot-on musicianship, on-stage chemistry, and tightness made it seem they’d already played thousands of times.”
CityFolk was packed Friday night as festival goers took in the sights and sounds of 54-40, William Prince, Flint Eastwood, Humble Pie and more. Marvest kicked off with free shows in bars and shops along Bank Street.
Terry Steeves: From behind the 30-foot high chain link curtain, David Byrne emerged, dressed in a pale grey suit to match the décor. Taking his place at the desk, he looked every bit the mad scientist as he scooped up the brain into his hands. In true David Byrne style, an artistic landscape of sight and sound was cast.
Thursday night at CityFolk featuring David Byrne, Ani DiFranco, Tune-Yards and more.
On Saturday morning, turn your dial to 93.1 FM for the inaugural broadcast from Pod613.
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