CLINTON — Bluegrass superstars the Gibson Brothers introduce central New York to their new release “Darkest Hour” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3 at Kirkland Art Center, 9 East Park Row.
By taking universally known truths and feelings and distilling them into impeccable bluegrass, country and Americana songs – and playing them oh, so sweetly – siblings Eric and Leigh Gibson connect with each and every audience member, longtime listener and casual passerby.
“Darkest Hour” spans from trad-grass to country-soul and back again, utilizing classical bluegrass instruments as well as electric guitars and drums to craft a sound fit for the songs it surrounds. The duo began work on this album just before the world shut down in March 2020.
Songwriting is at the core of who they are and on “Darkest Hour” they deliver 12 tracks produced by Jerry Douglas. The majority of the album was recorded with a standard bluegrass configuration, but a few of the tracks have lap steel, percussion and electric guitar, all masterfully blended together by Douglas.
Tickets are $30 for general admission or $27 for KAC members.
For tickets or more information, visit www.kacny.org.