March 15, 2020

Tim O’Brien w/ Jan Fabricius *3PM* at The Parlor Room

Tim O'Brien w/ Jan Fabricius *3PM* at The Parlor Room

Date/Time
Date(s) - Sunday, March 15, 2020
3:00 pm

Location
The Parlor Room

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Signature Sounds Presents
Tim O’Brien w/ Jan Fabricius at The Parlor Room

SUNDAY, MARCH 15TH AT 3:00PM
DOORS OPEN AT 2:30PM.
TICKETS ON SALE NOW: $25/Adv, $30/Door, $15/Students
**Limited number of student tickets available**

TIM O’BRIEN W. JAN FABRICIUS
Born in Wheeling, West Virginia on March 16, 1954, Grammy winning singer songwriter and multi instrumentalist Tim O’Brien grew up singing in church and in school. Gaining attention in the 1980’s with Colorado’s Hot Rize, O’Brien scored a country hit with Kathy Mattea’s cover of his song Walk The Way The Wind Blows in 1986. Soon artists like Nickel Creek and Garth Brooks also covered his songs. Collaborators include his sister Mollie O’Brien, old time musician Dirk Powell, and songwriters Darrell Scott, Steve Earle, and Mark Knopfler. O’Brien formed his own record label, Howdy Skies Records, in 1999, and launched the digital download label Short Order Sessions (SOS) with his partner Jan Fabricius in 2015.

Notable O’Brien recordings like the bluegrass Dylan covers of Red On Blonde and the Celtic-Appalachian fusion ofThe Crossing led to Grammy winning CD’s Fiddler’s Green (2005) and The Earls of Leicester (2014). 2017’s Where the River Meets the Road paid tribute to the music of his native West Virginia. This year’s March release, Tim O’Brien Band, features well known players Mike Bub (bass), Shad Cobb (fiddle), and Patrick Sauber (banjo/guitar), and Jan Fabricius (vocal). Shaping Tim’s Blues, Jazz, and Celtic influences within a string band setting, they transform five originals and eight well-chosen covers into his own unique brand of bluegrass.

Tim O’Brien performs in a duet setting with his partner Jan Fabricius on harmony vocals. Featuring his solid guitar, fiddle, and mandolin, the shows cover a range of original compositions and traditional arrangements mixed with stories and Tim’s self-deprecating humor.

https://timobrien.net/