3hattrio call their music “American desert,” a simple idea for complex sound. More like extended landscapes -- bare mesas ringing with electronic echoes of acoustic instruments -- their music twists and turns as the wi
Time & Location
Oct 10, 2021, 7:00 PM
Grand Mesa Arts & Events Center, 195 W Main St, Cedaredge, CO 81413, USA
About the Event
3hattrio’s home base is Virgin, Utah at the doorstep of Zion National Park. The Trio has been together six years and has four CD’s to their credit. The group includes Hal Cannon, who sings, and plays banjo and guitar. He is also a scholar of cowboy music and poetry and is Founding Director of the Western Folklife Center. Greg Istock plays acoustic bass and foot percussion. He has a Caribbean music background and is also a visual artist. Eli Wrankle, is classically trained violinist who studies at Southern Utah University and comes from a family of artists. 3hattrio takes pride in originality both in their music and style. They call their music, American Desert Music. Musicians often identify with things larger than themselves such as place, like the Delta blues or Appalachian mountain music. And though 3hattrio has great respect for what is called western music, they believe the vastness of the American West deserves many interpretations of its glorious traditions and landscape.
3hattrio’s home base is Virgin, Utah at the doorstep of Zion National Park. The Trio has been together five years and has four CD’s to their credit. They’ve toured Europe three times, performing at the prestigious Gothenburg Sweden Culture Festival, the Tønder Festival in Denmark and Celtic Connections in Glasgow, Scotland. They’ve also performed twice at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering and have done extensive collaborations with Repertory Dance Company