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.