Join us for a very special evening of live music and dance featuring The Mechanist & The Star Goddess and special guests The Lonely Coast!
As always, the evening is free to attend, but your tips/donations are always greatly appreciated!
The Mechanist & The Star Goddess is a dynamic music and dance project with Tempest, Nathaniel Johnstone, and Davis Petterson. They create improvised music and dance on the spot, inspired in the moment – as well songs from the repertoire of the Nathaniel Johnstone Band. The project title/inspiration evokes the exploration of the liminal space between the confines of the precise concrete world and the limitless divine.
Tempest is a world-renown bellydance performer and instructor, focusing on sacred and darkly inspired fusions that pull from the traditions of North Africa, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean. She is also an artist, author, blogger, and designer (see
Nathaniel Johnstone is a multi-instrumentalist virtuoso (violin, viola, guitar, banjo, mandolin) whose music pulls from myth, fantasy, and folklore with a vibrant sound crosses boundaries &
borders, resulting in a blend of multicultural folk rock. (www.nathanieljohnstone.com)
Davis Petterson is an Atlanta G.A. based drummer who has performed and recorded with groups such as The Ghosts Project, Juliana Finch, The Sweet Meat Love And Holy Cult, and
Project Website: http://nathanieljohnstone.com/tm-tsg.html
Project FB Page: http://fb.me/TheMechanistandTheStarGoddess
The Lonely Coast
The Lonely Coast (Anne Mathews and Valerie Holt) perform global folk music spanning Eastern Europe and the Americas. With sparse instrumentation and close vocal-harmonies they interpret ancient, polyphonic traditional music, story songs and lullabies as well as modern urban styles and original compositions. The duo can also be seen performing with their 7 piece Balkan folk-pop band Eurodanceparty USA. Together they perform and teach vocal music both nationally and internationally.