Mal-O-Dua (acoustic swing)
Saturday, October 1, 2016 7pm
at River Arts on Water Gallery (590 Water St, downtown Prairie du Sac)
“Mal-O-Dua” or mal aux doigts is French for sore and weary finger from working
What happened when Django Reinhardt met Merle Travis? A new style of acoustic swing was born!! Well…actually that never did really happen. However, that is the blending of styles that Mal-O-Dua is built on.
The duo pulls from a wide range of sources including early French pop, traditional Hawaiian music, Gypsy jazz, Kentucky finger picking, Western Swing, Parisian waltz, and the American standards songbook to name a few. These styles are blended to create a fresh new sound.
Mal-O-Dua presents a high energy eclectic show that ranges broadly through various acoustic genres. They pepper in historical anecdotes about the music they present to give it context. Mal-O-Dua has performance experience in many settings including night clubs, music festivals, concert series, and private events. Their unique blend of musical styles is always met with rave reviews!
House concerts are casual, intimate, solo or small ensemble musical performances designed around the notion of having friends over to your living room to enjoy live music (or in this case, a gallery!) There is no advance ticket sale, only a $10 suggested donation at the door. Beverages provided by Woodshed Ale House!