Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present the 10th annual Valentine’s Day concert with Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer. The show will take place at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. There will be a wine and chocolate tasting beginning at 6:30pm and the show begins at 7:30 pm.
Pacific Northwest based songwriter duo Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer voyage even further out to sea on their latest self-produced/recorded release Off-Grid Lo Fi. Recorded entirely with solar and wind powered electricity on a nearly uninhabited, remote, off-grid island in northwest Washington state, McGraw and Fer have ventured into new territory, both geographically and artistically.
McGraw and Fer made their way to a hand-built cabin where they recorded Off-Grid Lo-Fi in a living room overlooking the Pacific inland sea. The recording set-up was basic. No computer screens or editing. No Auto-Tune. All real takes. The result is a twelve-song album drenched with rich vocal harmonies, poignant songwriting, Fer’s potent electric guitar playing, acoustic guitars, percussion, cello and newly prominent banjo and piano (all played by Fer and McGraw). Off-Grid Lo-Fi is an intimate, authentic and refreshingly honest
exploration into the genres of folk, rock, and roots music.
The pair has honed their skills touring extensively throughout the US and Europe, sharing stages with fellow troubadours including Iron & Wine, Glen Hansard, Gregory Alan Isakov, Kelly Joe Phelps, Birds of Chicago and many others. Winning over audiences anywhere from Alaska to Amsterdam, McGraw and Fer have harnessed much more than just the sun and wind with the worldwide release of their new album, Off-Grid Lo-Fi.
The Arts Council continues the annual Valentine’s Day tradition of serving chocolate and wine samples prior to the concert in the gallery. Please join us at 6:30 pm for the Valentine’s celebration. Chocolate and wine tasting is included in the ticket price.(Chocolate generously donated by Lulu’s Chocolate, Chocolita and Chocolatree)
Tickets can be purchased at Arizona Music Pro (122 E. Route 66), at the Coconino Center for the Arts and online. The Concert takes place on February 14, 2017. Tickets are $22 presale and $24 the day of the Concert. For more information visit www.flagartscouncil.org or call 928-779-2300.