Hannah Shira Naiman in Concert
Date:June 29, 2018
Time:7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location:The LoftCinema at 201 Division St, Cobourg, K9A 3P6
Named “Traditional Singer of the Year” (2017) by the Canadian Folk Music Awards, Hannah Shira Naiman’s banjo-grounded songs transport us into the Appalachian mountains and eras back in time, drawing on her roots in Toronto’s ‘old time’ folk music community to share powerful tales of hope and loss. Her sound has been described as a cross between Gillian Welch and Sarah Harmer, Naiman crafts original songs that ring with influences of Ola Belle Reed, The Carter Family, American old-time, and traditional English ballads. Hannah grew up around folk music as her celebrated banjo-playing father, Arnie Naiman, and award-winning children’s musician mother, Kathy Reid-Naiman, brought her to numerous folk camps and festivals every year. But it wasn’t until she left home that Hannah began to explore her father’s instrument, the banjo, in a new way.