Tuesday, April 27, 2010
This Thursday - Andra Faye LIVE @ 8p
This Thursday, we welcome Andra Faye to kybecca wine bar! Blues fans: you do not want to miss this amazingly talented lady.
Andra is known for her powerful vocals and for her talents on stringed instruments (fiddle, upright & electric bass & guitar), especially the blues mandolin. She has recorded and performed nationally & internationally with Saffire-The Uppity Blues Women since joining them in 1992. In addition to teaching privately and for workshops such as Augusta Heritage Blues Week, she performs solo and with "The Mighty Good Men," as well as other spontaneous configurations.
She has been nominated in 2004 & 2005 for a W. C. Handy Award for blues instrumentalist for mandolin & violin, and has been nominated as part of Saffire:
2005 W.C. Handy Award Nominee for Blues Instrumentalist/Other-Mandolin
2004 W.C. Handy Award Nominee for Blues Instrumentalist/Other-Mandolin/Violin
Her influences include Yank Rachell, Howard Armstrong & Rich DelGrosso on mandolin.
Andra lives in the Fredericksburg, Virginia area.