Music: The Avett Brothers

Fans who go to see The Avett Brothers this summer and expect the kind of stripped-down acoustic performance that was the acclaimed Folk Rock group’s trademark for the first decade of its career will be in for a whole new experience.

click to enlarge Legendary producer Rick Rubin helped The Avett Brothers reshape their sound on albums like The Carpenter and their most recent release, Magpie and the Dandelion.
Legendary producer Rick Rubin helped The Avett Brothers reshape their sound on albums like The Carpenter and their most recent release, Magpie and the Dandelion.

Fans who go to see The Avett Brothers this summer and expect the kind of stripped-down acoustic performance that was the acclaimed Folk Rock group’s trademark for the first decade of its career will be in for a whole new experience.

The core quartet of brothers Scott and Seth Avett, cellist Joe Kwon and bassist/violinist Bob Crawford now has plenty of company on stage, with drummer Mike Marsh, keyboardist Paul Defiglia and fiddle player Tania Elizabeth in the touring lineup. Crawford thinks the group really capitalizes on its expanded sound in a live setting. Read more here.


9:45 p.m. Saturday. $79-$349. Bunbury Music Festival, Yeatman's Cove Stage,

705 E. Pete Rose Way, Downtown, bunburyfestival.com .



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