"Alone and Together” Featuring: Kevin Morby, Sam Cohen, Eric D. Johnson (Fruit Bats), Joe Russo and Josh Kaufman at The Sanctuary at Pico-Union Project
Sat March 4, 2017
The Sanctuary at Pico-Union Project
Los Angeles, CA
This event is 21 and over
"Alone and Together" now in it's third incarnation, is a series wherein some of your favorite singer/songwriters/musicians get together and cover one another in addition to playing their own songs, choice covers, and surprise jams. It's a freewheeling and frequently magical environment. Featuring: Kevin Morby, Sam Cohen, and Eric D. Johnson (Fruit Bats) - joined by instrumentalists Joe Russo and Josh Kaufman.
Kevin Morby is an American musician, singer and songwriter. Formerly known as the bass guitarist of the folk rock band Woods and as the frontman of The Babies, Morby began a solo career in 2013, releasing his debut album, Harlem River, in 2013 to positive reviews. His second album, Still Life, was released the following year. A third album, entitled Singing Saw, was released in 2016 to widespread critical acclaim.
Sam Cohen is a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist whose career has taken many forms; formerly a core member of Apollo Sunshine and the man behind Yellowbirds, Cohen has now stepped out on his own with his 2016 solo debut Cool It on 30th Century Records. Cohen is also a producer, having produced recent records by Kevin Morby, Pavo Pavo amongst others and has opened his own studio, Red Delicious, in Brooklyn.
Eric D. Johnson (Fruit Bats)
Eric D. Johnson is best known as the front man and sole permanent member of the long-running American band Fruit Bats, as well as for his frequent work as a film score composer.
Joe Russo is best known as one half of Benevento/Russo Duo and has spent the better part of the last decade setting roots in the Grateful Dead community with his work in Furthur (Weir/Lesh) and now as band leader for Joe Russo’s Almost Dead. He has recorded with such artists as Cass McCombs, Bob Weir & Craig Finn.
Josh Kaufman is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer best known for his work with Bob Weir, The National, Josh Ritter and Craig Finn. He's toured internationally as a sideman and was a member of the late psyche-rock band, Yellowbirds.