The Prism Coffeehouse

Italian flat picker (and fan of American roots music) Beppe Gambetta plays The Prism Coffeehouse Series at C'ville Coffee this Friday. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Beppe Gambetta

Beppe Gambetta loves American roots music as much as the music of his native Italy, and he pairs the two in his mastery of the acoustic guitar. Gambetta has wooed fans worldwide with his intricate flatpicking style, open tuning, and fluid slides—a style that’s led to stage appearances with contemporaries such as David Grisman, Gene […]

Kieran Kane and Rayna Gellert play The Prism Coffeehouse Series Friday, January 11. Photo by Molly Secours

ARTS Pick: Kieran Kane and Rayna Gellert

Dubbed by peers as the “godfather of Americana music,” singer-songwriter Kieran Kane’s roots-oriented bluegrass blends seamlessly with Rayna Gellert’s Appalachian-inspired fiddle playing to form a groovy twist on traditional folk music. The duo released its first album, The Ledges, in 2017, and for its follow-up due in March, listeners can expect more of Gellert’s sultry […]

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen play the Prism Coffeehouse series on Saturday.

ARTS Pick: Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

Bluegrass’ roots grow deeper with Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, whose instrumental finesse has won acclaim from a 2015 best bluegrass album Grammy nomination to International Bluegrass Music Association’s Instrumental Group of the Year awards in 2014 and 2016. Monster mandolinist Solivan and company promise another simmering set of tunes with the release of If […]

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