Evie Ladin, Keith Terry & Erik Pearson
Touring late April/early May 2020
Sensationally entertaining American roots music & dance
Multi-talented singer, songwriter, clawhammer banjo player and step-dancer Evie Ladin is a supreme live performer. She grew up surrounded by traditional folk music in the North Eastern USA. Playing banjo from the age of 8 and clogging since she was just 5, Evie is steeped in Appalachian music and dance, but also brings an urban edge and contemporary vision to her music. Formerly the driving force behind Bay Area stringband The Stairwell Sisters, Evie has released several albums with the Evie Ladin Band since then, as well as a solo album of banjo-fiddle duets with a range of her favourite leading old time fiddle players.
Trained as a jazz drummer and known for his work in contemporary Body Music, talented musician & dancer Keith Terry takes care of percussive duties on double bass, cajon and more, with clever lines and unusual grooves. He’s the founder of the International Body Music festival and a spectacular proponent of the art of body percussion. Together, Evie and Keith create a mesmerising live show full of variety, a hugely entertaining mix of American roots music, song and dance.
A regular member of the full Evie Ladin Band touring trio in the USA, gifted multi-instrumentalist and composer Erik Pearson joins Evie and Keith on tour in the UK for the first time. Erik studied Music Composition and Cultural Anthropology at Oberlin College, and performs with numerous acclaimed artists including The Crooked Jades. He lends his talents on guitar and banjo to the ELB, filling out the live sound and making them even more versatile and special in live performance!
Now booking for gigs, festivals and workshops in late April/early May 2020. Please contact us for availability!