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Hot Club of Cowtown To Perform At Greenwich Library

Hot Club of Cowtown
Hot Club of Cowtown Photo Credit: Contributed

GREENWICH, Conn. – Experience the extraordinary trio of Hot Club of Cowtown live at Greenwich Library on Sunday, March 6 in the Cole Auditorium.

The band formed in 1994 when fiddler and vocalist Elana James placed an ad in the music section of the Village Voice looking to join a band, and guitarist Whit Smith answered.

In 2001, the band’s lineup solidified with the arrival of bassist Jake Erwin, who cemented Hot Club’s larger-than-life, earth-shaking rhythmic foundation.

“Our band is fiddle, guitar, and bass, and they can do anything together. We’ve always played a combination of hot jazz and Western swing,” says James.

Since its beginnings, Hot Club of Cowtown’s star has continued to rise as its reputation for jaw-dropping virtuosity and unforgettable live shows has become the band’s global brand. Lauded by The Times of London for its “down-home melodies and exuberant improvisation,” the Hot Club has always woven a combination of seemingly disparate styles together to its own magical effect.

Experience the performance at 3:30 p.m. in the Cole Auditorium. The concert is free.

Doors open at 3 p.m. and seating is limited. For more information, visit www.hotclubofcowtown.com.

The Main Library is located at 101 W. Putnam Ave. in Greenwich. More information is available online at www.greenwichlibrary.org or by calling 203-622-7900.

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