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Patty Larkin, Recorded Live in Concert

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Patty Larkin, Recorded Live in Concert

Concerts

Patty Larkin, Recorded Live in Concert

Patty Larkin, Recorded Live in Concert

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Set List

  • "Cover Me"
  • "Book"
  • "Dear Heart"
  • "Beautiful"
  • "Hallelujah"
  • "Walking In My Sleep"
  • "Bound Brook"
  • "Traveling Alone"

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From her beginnings on the Northeast folk scene to her present career as a nationally renowned singer and multi-instrumentalist, Patty Larkin has spent two decades mixing thoughtful lyrics with an instrumental artistry rooted in a variety of formal training. Hear Larkin perform a concert from WXPN and World Café Live in Philadelphia on March 14.

Between her roots in classical piano and her jazz-guitar education at the Berklee College of Music, it would be easy for Larkin to fall back on technical prowess and ability to experiment with instruments such as the "baribow" (a baritone guitar played with a violin bow). But she's equally renowned for her witty lyrics, which have helped her carve out a career that now spans 10 solo albums. The latest — which she wrote, produced, engineered, and edited — is titled Watch the Sky.

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