Obsidian Son Band with Lockwood Barr

May 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Obsidian Son Band
There was a time when Sean Patrick Garvey, who performs under the band name Obsidian Son, put his guitar down and started working on making a living. The son of a grape grower and winemaker, Sean grew up working on vineyards in a farming community in Northern California. Although the feverish rhythm of agriculture was in his blood, it was songwriting that consumed him. With a four-track tape machine in tow, he moved between New York City and San Francisco writing and performing alongside respected artists such as Emmylou Harris, Billy Bragg, Langhorne Slim, Chuck Prophet, and Kevin Gordon. Surviving as a songwriter is not for the faint of heart, but then again, neither is farming. There is something inherently uncomfortable about depending on weather and nature for your livelihood. However, for nearly thirty years Sean watched his father navigate the perils of farming and unearth it’s wonder through sustainable methods and advocating for farm workers. Wendell Berry says it best, “The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. It is the healer… without proper care for it we can have no life.”
Lockwood Barr
From the moment she steps into the spotlight and begins picking her dad’s 1972 Gibson Mastertone banjo, it’s undeniable that being on stage is where Lockwood Barr feels most at home. “She has the goods,” writes Music Row Magazine about her captivating vocals; they regard the Tiburon, California native as “extremely promising.” In addition to her incredibly tight-knit musical family, the singer songwriter credits her successes thus far, which include Country Music Association emerging artist recognition and winning an Independent Country Music Association Award as banjo player for bluegrass group The Nashvegas Ramblers, to fearless pursuit of her passions. “There is a fire in my belly that drives me to perform,” she explains with conviction. “I want my listeners to feel what I’m feeling. Connecting with audiences is my favorite part about being an artist.” Lockwood’s work – elegant and polished, yet subtly enriched with an enthralling grit – channels her most notable influences (which range from Nickel Creek and Stevie Nicks to Beethoven and The Chicks).
Though Lockwood logged over 60 show dates in 2016, her performance-packed lifestyle began long before her career in country music. With a sister who grew up singing alongside her in church choir, a mother who once shared the stage with Grammy-winner John Hartford, and a cousin who is the lead man for the Celtic punk band Dropkick Murphys, this multi-instrumentalist is hard-pressed to remember a time in her youth where she wasn’t around music. After honing her songwriting skills in high school and frequently performing around the San Francisco bay area, “Locky” – as her friends nicknamed her – soon decided it was time to take her career to the next level, allowing her dreams to take her to Music City.
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May 21
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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The Lost Church
427 Mendocino Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95401 United States
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