The Ballroom Thieves Plays At Songbirds Nov. 1

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
The Ballroom Thieves
The Ballroom Thieves

The Ballroom Thieves are out on tour again and will be performing at Songbirds South on Nov. 1 at 9 p.m. Tickets are $10-$12 and available here.

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After delivering standout performances and receiving praise from NPR,  Baeble Music, Boston Globe, Paste, and Earmilk amongst others, and claiming millions of streams on Spotify this quiet neo-folk phenomenon is returning to the stage with their intense jazzy melodies and hypnotic hooks. 

Comprised of Calin “Callie” Peters (vocals, cello), Martin Earley (guitar, vocals), and Devin Mauch (percussion, vocals), the group combines their personal experience with nomadic rootlessness, depression, and political unrest on their 2018 EP Paper Crown. These self proclaimed “perennial guests” blend folk and blues grit to produce a rich sound both comforting and insatiable. 



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