An evening with Chris Thile & Michael Daves

859 O'Farrell St.

San Francisco, CA 94109


Thursday May 9, 2013 @ GAMH

DOORS - 7:00pm / SHOW - 8:00pm


PRICE : $19.00
Dinner & Admission: $43.95
Door Price: $21.00

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"Sleep with One Eye Open" is an impassioned collaboration/conversation between mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile and guitarist Michael Daves in which the subject is bluegrass, specifically how this upstart duo can acknowledge history and tradition while exuberantly defying convention. Though it was recorded in four feverish days of sessions at Jack White’s Third Man Studio in Nashville, the album has deep roots in a serendipitous side of New York City that reveals itself at certain times of the night, when strangers become kindred spirits as clubs empty out, and only the hardiest souls stick around to keep the music playing. It’s a story that begins, like so many, with a guy walking into a bar…