Tracyanne Campbell and more goings-on 6/25-6/28
Fingerstyle guitar is a peculiar thing—it’s a practice that often sucks its practitioners into a rabbit hole at the expense of other approaches. That’s certainly not the case with Sarah Louise (née Sarah Louise Henson), the North Carolinian who made her mark with a couple of dazzling solo instrumental albums before demonstrating a larger sonic […]
If you go by Sarah Louise’s two releases to date, she’s a splendid 12-string acoustic guitarist operating in the American Primitive tradition. She composed the tunes on the cassette Field Guide (Scissor Tails) and the LP VDSQ Solo Acoustic Vol. 12 (Vin du Select Qualitite) by devising new tunings whose unfamiliar resonances yielded jumping-off points […]
North Carolina guitarist Sarah Louise performs Wednesday at the Hideout as half of the duo House & Land.