Part of THELMA’s Great Hall Series thanks to Platinum Sponsors: The Goldsmith, Scott and Sally Swick of First Weber, Soffa Family Foundation, and Wisconsin Arts Board. Gold Sponsors: Culver’s Restaurants and Uecker Witt Funeral Home, and Silver Sponsors: Brothers Flader, Jill Stenson, Chris Solberg, John and Sandy Miller, Leo and Christina Metivier, and Terry and Michele Schmid of Schmid Custom Cleaning Service.
Nominated for four Wisconsin Area Music Industry Awards – 2017 Artist of the Year, 2017 Album of the Year for “Cartoon Moon”, 2017 Female Vocalist of the Year, and 2017 Bluegrass/Americana Artist!
Originally hailing from Oshkosh, the now Milwaukee-based band have cultivated a sensibility well beyond their years due in part to the powerful musical and literary force that is their frontwoman and songwriter, Sarah Vos.
Raised on Bible Hymns by her preacher father, Vos’ backstory sounds more like that of an old bluesman from the Mississippi Delta than a young folk singer from Wisconsin. Despite their youth, Dead Horses have crafted a timeless sound, informed as much by modern roots music as it is by the classics.
Following the release of their sophomore album Space and Time in 2014, Dead Horses have toured tirelessly. From ballrooms to festivals, and most recently with a drummer in tow, Dead Horses have performed with Trampled by Turtles, Mandolin Orange, and Elephant Revival, as well as on mainstages at Bristol Rhythm and Roots, WinterWonderGrass, Americana Music Festival, and Red Ants Pants.
At one such fateful festival, Dead Horses piqued the interest of Ken Coomer (Wilco, Uncle Tupelo) who later invited the band to his studio to record their latest album, Cartoon Moon. Featuring mandolin, organ, banjo, harmonium, and Coomer on drums, Cartoon Moon is a masterful achievement from a band that has come into its own.
Vocals, Guitar / Sarah Vos
Double Bass, Vocals / Daniel Wolff
Concert 8 pm
Bar 7 pm
General Admission $20 ($12 for members)
Bistro Table for Four $110 ($66 for members)
Pub Table for Two $70 ($42 for members)
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