"The two best mandolinists in the world and right up there among musicians of any persuasion." --THE TENNESSEAN
LIVE DUETS is a full-scale event! A must-hear for lovers of top-notch musicianship and creativity ... and a chance for all to experience two masters stretching out!
Mandolin masters Mike Marshall and Chris Thile supported their historic collaboration on 2003's INTO THE CAULDRON with a small run of must-see tour dates. At those precious handful of shows, two of the most talented musicians on the planet ignited stages with their incendiary performances--captured here LIVE on the future-classic LIVE DUETS.
Only one track from INTO THE CAULDRON appears on LIVE DUETS, making it a must-have for all fans of Marshall, Thile, and phenomenal playing!
- Chris Thile is a member of the Grammy-winning acoustic trio Nickel Creek, which has sold 1.5 million records and was named one of Time Magazine's Music Innovators for the New Millennium."
- Mike Marshall has recorded and performed with the the top acoustic string instrumentalists in the world, including Dave Grisman, Mark O'Connor, Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer, Darol Anger, and many, many more. Marshall has been a member of some of the most influential modern acoustic groups, including David Grisman Quintet, Psychograss, Modern Mandolin Quartet, Montreux, and New Grange, among them.
- Mike Marshall and Chris Thile will support LIVE DUETS by crisscrossing the country for nearly a month of shows in January 2006, including Boulder (E-Town); Berkeley, CA; Santa Cruz, CA; Portland; Winston-Salem; Raleigh; Asheville, NC; Athens, GA; Kansas City; St. Louis; Chicago; Bartlett, TN; Jackson, TN, Sedona, AZ
The joy of listening to these two play is in their uncanny feel for each other, one dancing around the melody while the other sits back strumming an intricate rhythm." -OFFBEAT
Mike Marshall & Chris Thile
1/6/2006 - Berkeley, CA - St. John's Church
1/7/2006 - Santa Cruz, CA - UC Santa Cruz
1/8/2006 - Portland, OR - Rivercity Bluegrass Festival
1/10/2006 - Winston-Salem, NC - Stevens Center
1/11/2006 - Charlotte, NC - McGlohon Theatre At Spirit Square
1/12/2006 - Raleigh, NC - Fletcher Theater
1/13/2006 - Asheville, NC - Diana Wortham Theater
1/15/2006 - Athens, GA - Seney-Stovall Chapel
1/18/2006 - Vienna, VA - Wolf Trap
1/19/2006 - Liberty, MO - Liberty Theater
1/20/2006 - St. Louis, MO - The Sheldon Concert Hall
1/21/2006 - Chicago, IL - Old Town School
1/22/2006 - Fort Collins, CO - E-Town @ Lincoln Theater w/Nickel Creek
1/26/2006 - Nashville, TN - Belcourt Theatre
1/27/2006 - Bartlett, TN - Bartlett Performing Arts Center
1/28/2006 - Austin, TX - Cactus Caf
1/29/2006 - Sedona, AZ - Sedona Chamber Society
Mike Marshall and Chris Thile
Into The Cauldron
Not All Who Wander Are Lost
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