CONCERTS 

Ken and Brad Kolodner with Alex Lacquement on Bass. This talented trio features Ken Kolodner on hammered dulcimer, and Brad playing the claw hammer banjo.

Ken and Brad Kolodner with Alex Lacquement on Bass. This talented trio features Ken Kolodner on hammered dulcimer, and Brad playing the claw hammer banjo.

Previous Concerts at SMTMD

Ken and Brad Kolodner, November 1, 2019

The dynamic father-son team Ken & Brad Kolodner weave together a captivating soundscape on hammered dulcimer, banjo, twin fiddles and vocals,pushing the boundaries of the American Old-Time tradition into uncharted territory. Sharing a deeply personal and familial bond, Ken & Brad communicate musically on a level that shows in their engaging and hypnotizing live performances. Regarded as one of the most influential hammered dulcimer players in North America and a founding member of the acclaimed world-music trio Helicon, Baltimore’s KenKolodner has joined forces with his son Brad Kolodner, a rising star in the claw hammer banjo world and winner of the 2016 IBMA Momentum Award for Industry Involvement. They play with a“creative curiosity that lets all listeners know that a passion for traditional music yet thrives in every generation.” They will be joined by bassist Alex Lacquement who locks everything together with his commanding and tasteful musical choices.