Show Date: 10/15/2010
Location: Page Auditorium, Duke University, Durham, NC
Lineup: Byron Isaacs (bass), Tony Leone (drums) Glenn Patscha (piano/organ), Fiona McBain (guitar), Jim Lauderdale (ac. Guitar), Catherine Russell (mandolin), Aoife O’Donovan, David Mansfield (guitar/steel/fiddle/mando)
Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams were unable to make the show, so had to line up some suitable replacements. There aren’t a lot of people who can handle Larry’s job (lead guitar, plus pedal steel, fiddle and mandolin) but luckily we are pals with one of them– the great David Mansfield. Dave has a very impressive resume which we will allow to speak for itself.
Here’s a taste of Dave sounding like a cross between James Burton and Jerry Garcia on a Jim Lauderdale-led rendition of Cumberland Blues.
Aoife O’Donovan is well known to all of us as the singer for the incredible band Crooked Still. In the absence of Teresa Williams and Amy Helm, she provided some great harmony singing. She also brought this great tune from Wake of the Flood:
This show was recorded and we should have it available very soon on FestivalLink.com