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Roman Candle Presents Dom Flemons

Sunday 23rd June, 2024.
 
£18 Adv.

Dom Flemons
 
St Mary's ~ A Creative Space

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Roman Candle is thrilled to welcome Grammy Award winner Dom Flemons to St Mary's Creative Space, Chester on Sunday 23rd June. Special guest Danny Bradley.

Tickets £18 advance from Grey N Pink Records or See Tickets.

DOM FLEMONS

Dom Flemons “The American Songster”is a GRAMMY Award Winner, Two-Time EMMY Nominee, 2020 U.S. Artists Fellow

Dr. Dom Flemons, is a musician based in the Chicago area and he is famously known as The American Songster® since his repertoire covers over one hundred years of American roots music. Flemons is a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, music scholar, actor, slam poet, record collector, and the creator, host, producer of American Songster Radio Show on WSM in Nashville, TN. He is considered an expert player on the banjo, guitar, harmonica, jug, percussion, quills, fife and rhythm bones. In 2022, he received a degree as a Doctor of Humane Letters from his alma mater Northern Arizona University and was the commencement speaker at the graduation ceremony for the Class of 2022. In 2020, Flemons was selected for the prestigious United States Artists Fellowship Award for the Traditional Arts category which was generously supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. In March 2023, Flemons released his highly anticipated solo album “Traveling Wildfire” on Smithsonian Folkways label which included original songs along with a 50 page liner notes booklet designed with custom artwork, tin type photos, and images taken by world renowned photographers. In June 2023, Dom Flemons premiered his new four part documentary series “The Real Wild West” on CuriosityStream. As the Narrator and a commentator on the series, Flemons guides viewers through this definitive story of the American west, where a diverse group of pioneers shaped a country and built the foundation for modern America. “The Real Wild West” was created by Roller Coaster Road Productions and the opening theme song for the entire series is Flemons’ original song “Traveling Wildfire”.

DANNY BRADLEY

Danny is a finger-style guitarist and songwriter who has opened for Tony McManus, Martin Carthy and Jon Gomm. Born in the USA, but having grown up in the UK, Danny Bradley combines the careful storytelling of Folk Music with the impassioned singing & playing of the Blues.

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