Ticket Giveaway: Anaïs Mitchell @ 9:30 Club, 5/24/22

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Anaïs Mitchell (Photo by Jay Sansone)

Tony- and Grammy-award-winning singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell released her first solo album in over a decade — Anaïs Mitchell (in January through BMG Rights Management) — and she is bringing these songs to life on a headlining US tour! Anaïs brings her musical company to 9:30 Club on Tuesday, May 24.

You can win tickets to see Anaïs at 9:30 Club with Parklife DC.

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Live Review: Anaïs Mitchell w/ Bonny Light Horseman @ Strathmore Music Center — 2/11/22

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Anais Mitchell (right) performs at the Strathmore Music Center on Feb. 11, 2022. (Photo by Casey Vock)

Singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell is best known for her award-winning musical Hadestown, a retelling of the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus’s journey into the underworld to rescue his lover, Eurydice. In researching this blog, I was shocked to learn that Neil Gaiman did not, in fact, invent this myth for his Sandman comics; next, we’ll learn that he didn’t invent the word “carnifex,” either!

Bringing Hadestown to the stage has been the focus of Anais’s professional life for the better of the last decade. Just before the pandemic shut things down, however, she released a joint project, Bonny Light Horseman, with Eric D. Johnson (of the Fruit Bats) and multi-instrumentalist/producer Josh Kaufman, which they briefly toured behind. The record consists of interpretations and reworkings of old folk ballads; this is familiar territory for Mitchell, who has also released an album of Child Ballads.

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Preview: Anaïs Mitchell @ Strathmore Music Center, 2/11/22

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Anaïs Mitchell (Photo by Jay Sansone)

Anaïs Mitchell, the esteemed singer-songwriter whose Broadway smash Hadestown won eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, is joined by Bonny Light Horseman, a folk supergroup trio comprised of Anaïs, Eric D. Johnson, and Josh Kaufman for a show at Strathmore Music Center on Friday, Feb. 11!

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