The Spirits of the Red City concert is part of the MINI of Louisville LIVE at the Clifton Center series and will be held in the Clifton Center's unique vintage Eifler Theatre. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at cliftoncenter.org or at Carmichael's Bookstore, 2720 Frankfort Avenue in Louisville.
Spirits of the Red City is a nine-member collective of friends and wandering musicians led by Will Garrison. Band members call America their home, but specifically come from places such as Minneapolis, Alaska and New York City. The time-weathered folk music they play includes opaque lyrics, at once lonely and longing and hopeful and weary and love-strewn, given breath with explorative structure and melody, and supported by an ensemble of strings, trumpets, drums and percussion, banjos, accordions, vocal harmonies and more. The specific musicians in Spirits of the Red City include Will Garrison, Anthony Poretti, Jason Overby, James Waldo, Ben Waldo, Alyssa Overby, Rachel Overby, Tyler Archuletta, Macon Terry, Joe Manning, Danah Olivetree and Mandy Rino.
Additional support for MINI of Louisville LIVE at the Clifton Center is provided by the Brown-Forman Corporation, DD Williamson Co., Cylicron, the Kentucky Arts Council, LEO Weekly, WFPK, Heine Brothers Coffee, The Brown Hotel, Wild and Woolly Video and Joe Hayden Realtors.
The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, provides operating support to the Clifton Center with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.