Anna/Kate Band “How To Hold” Album Release Concert

March 23

The Downstairs | 66 E 4th Street

Friday at 7PM

Run Time: 90 minutes

One Night Only Event

Join the Anna/Kate Band, and friends, for an exclusive theatrical concert, debuting new music and a new studio album for the first time! The emerging folk-pop group leaves the acclaimed Grand Street Recording Studio after a six-month long creative process to share their debut album, “How To Hold.”
The album has been making waves, categorizing the Anna/Kate Band as an ‘Act to Watch in 2018’ on Fordham’s WFMU and gaining recognition for “intricate, perfectly-harmonized folk pop tunes with quite a bit of weight” (No Depression). Known for their signature harmonies, used to great effect in both anthemic music and striking love songs, the Anna/Kate Band continues to merge theatricality and music, creating unforgettable concert experiences. This evening combines the talents of these queer folk-pop favorites with a special opening act - Dane Terry! 

The Anna/Kate Band:

Anna Gothard - ukelele, vocals
Kate Foster - vocals
Mark Harad-Oaks - bass, guitar
Kelly Wenof House - banjo, guitar, bass
Bryan Clark - drums
Temi Hason - cello

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Opening Act: Dane Terry

Photo by Bobby Miller

Dane Terry is a storymaker, performer and composer. Terry is the 2016 recipient of the Ethyl Eichelberger Award from PS122 where his new piece Jupiter's Lifeless Moons premiered in January 2018 as part of their COIL festival. He was also a part of that organization’s RAMP residency in spring 2016. After premiering in New York at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in April 2015, his theatrical song-cycle Bird in the House went on to be presented at The Public Theater as part of the Under The Radar Festival’s INCOMING! series. Dane has also performed at Lincoln Center's Out-Of-Doors Fest, A.R.T.'s Oberon in Cambridge MA, Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati OH, The Wexner Center in Columbus OH and the Afterglow Festival in Provincetown MA. Dane was the recipient of a BAX 2017 Summer Space Grant and is currently the Artist In Residence at The Freehand Hotel in association with Bard College.  
 

Press For Anna/Kate Band

“If you haven’t heard of the Anna/Kate Band you’re in for a treat. The pair craft intricate, perfectly-harmonized folk pop tunes with quite a bit of weight...the band holds a special place in my heart. [The Anna/Kate Band] reminds us of our common bonds as humans and what we all have to lose regardless of our political affiliations if we don’t take a stand.”
— No Depression, Rachel Cholst

“My newest favorite queer, folk band Anna/Kate Band… reminded me again of the power of simple acts, both in their unalloyed arrangements and in the message they had us sing along with them.”
— Culturebot, Maura Donohue

““How To Hold” (out March 2018) is a true folk-pop gem. But when it comes to seeing them live, they’ve definitely found the secret formula: Anna/Kate Band plus YOU, equals pure magic… The audience is very much the “7th member” of the band.”
—6/8 Records Website, Sinem Saniye