Langhorne Slim: Cinematic Folk

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Born Sean Scolnick, Langhorne Slim fuses together folk music, country and blues, and has established himself as a hard-touring workhorse. Raised in Philly and based in Brooklyn, he's built his career up from the open-mic circuit to festival stages thanks to hard work, strong songwriting and the aid of a crack backing band, The War Eagles.

Set List

  • "Back to the Wild"
  • "Land of Dreams"
  • "Be Set Free"
  • "Say Yes"
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In 2004, Slim released his debut EP, Electric Love Letter, featuring his band The War Eagles. Fueled by simple yet eccentric lyrics, subtle melodies and a cinematic feel, his new Be Set Free demonstrates the savvy of a professional and the excitement and optimism of a newcomer.

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