Joan Shelley

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Joan Shelley

Joan Shelley plays the Columbus Theatre

Kentuckian singer-songwriter Joan Shelley draws many, many comparisons to legendary English folk singer Sandy Denny, and it’s true that they share a similar vocal range and fondness for languidly paced songs. But Shelley’s recent “Cost of the Cold” single is a slight departure for the singer. There are fewer high notes, less of what a curmudgeon might call preciousness. She sounds less like a folk singer and more like Mimi Parker from Low. We don’t yet know whether Shelley will keep pushing in that direction; her fourth album, produced by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, won’t be out until spring. Ian Fitzgerald opens.

January 25 2017


Date: January 25, 2017
Time: 8:00 pm
Cost: $10 – $12
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Columbus Theatre

270 Broadway
Providence, RI 02903 United States

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