Austin Friends of Traditional Music presents Chris Brashear and Peter McLaughlin

Hillside House Concert Series October 7 2017

brashear-mclaughlin-fullsize.jpgChris Brashear and Peter McLaughlin have been playing and singing together as a duet since 1992. Though steeped in bluegrass tradition, they perform many original songs and draw from a deep repository of acoustic roots music. On Saturday October 7 2017 at 7:30pm, they will perform live at The Hillside House Concert in Austin TX. . Their shows always include dynamic vocal harmonies, intricate arrangements and stunning instrumental virtuosity.

Brashaer and McLaughlin are known as   “Two of the finest acoustic musicians of our time”

Chris Brashear is a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and an emerging artist on several musical fronts. He has made multiple showcase appearances at the International Bluegrass Music Association Fanfare, once with Kentucky Rose (1992) and subsequently with Frog Mountain (1994). He performed for two years in Italy as violinist with the Maurizio Geri Swingtet (1995-97). His first solo recording is a 1999 release from Copper Creek Records and was produced by Jody Stecher. Both Chris Brashear and Peter McLaughlin were IBMA showcase artists with the group Perfect Strangers (2000).

 Peter McLaughlin is the 1988 National Flatpicking Guitar Champion. His solo recording entitled Cliffs of Vermillion was produced by Laurie Lewis and is available from Dog-Boy Records. He has toured and recorded extensively as a member of Laurie Lewis and Grant Street. While an Artist in Residence with the Arizona Commission on the Arts, McLaughlin toured in the United States and Mexico with Flying South.  

To reserve your place for the concert please send a message to  Hillside House Concerts with the number of people in your party.  You will receive an e-mail with the location and other relevant information.  Suggestion donation for the concert  is $15.

For information on the location see the Hillside House Concert Facebook page

For a sample of music see Chris Brashaer Music on Youtube.