Bio: It's not uncommon for first-time audiences of The Clay States to glance around the venue, a song or two into a set, as if to reassure themselves that they're still in the same place--and same era--as they were just minutes before. The Alabama-based duo's stories come from the past so straight and... See Full BioMore Info
Join us and other local Birmingham groups for Seeds 1st annual anniversary benefit show!
This will be the debut for The Clay States at Kamama. They are a very eclectic group featuring traditional and original music.
The keening, ghostly sound of yesteryear infuses the stirring vocal harmonies wrought by Stephen Collins and Lauren Little--- a haunting echo of lives long gone, stories discovered in dusty journals unopened for decades. There's more to the set than an eerie spook show, however--- Collins has a novelist's touch with narrative and lyrics, and plenty of confidence on vintage stringed instruments, including banjo, guitar, and a plaintive little ukelele. Birmingham audiences have not yet been overexposed to this essentially local duo, so it's still an event when they make an appearance on a stage (like ours) that allows their considerable talents to bloom. https://www.facebook.com/claystates
Doors open at 7:15 pm and the show starts at 8:00 pm. Each band will play an hours worth of original music. Please come out and support your local Birmingham musicians.
We open our home to traveling musicians from all over the country. We therefore ask for a cash donation from each guest so that these artists can at least cover their traveling costs. All proceeds go to the musicians. We hope that you will join us for a relaxing evening with good music and good friends. Please bring a friend, a lawn chair, and whatever you would like to drink.
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