with The Secret Sisters
The Grammy Award–winning, multi-platinum selling trio Nickel Creek—Chris Thile (mandolin/vocals), Sara Watkins (fiddle/vocals), and Sean Watkins (guitar/vocals)—officially reunites for the first time since its 2007 self-described “indefinite hiatus” with a US tour this spring and summer, with shows in Nashville, New York, Boston, Washington, Chicago, and Oakland, as well as at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival.
The band members always explored their own solo work as well as collaborations, which they were able to pursue more fully during their hiatus, and will continue to do. Among other recordings, Thile has released three albums and an EP with his band Punch Brothers, with whom he also was featured on the T Bone Burnett–produced soundtrack for Joel and Ethan Coen’s Inside Llewyn Davis; a set of tradition-upending interpretations of bluegrass classics with guitarist Michael Daves, Sleep With One Eye Open; a solo disc entitled Bach Partitas and Sonatas, Vol.1; a record of duets with his mentor, bassist Edgar Meyer; and the Grammy-winning Goat Rodeo Sessions album with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Stuart Duncan, and Meyer. He also toured with the jazz pianist Brad Mehldau and performed his mandolin concerto, Ad astra per alas porci, with several chamber orchestras around the United States. Additionally, he was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2012—a recipient of its prestigious “Genius Grant.”
$55 Lower Orchestra - Gold
$45 Lower Orchestra
$35 Upper Orchestra & Lawn
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