Faun Fables

Faun Fables

Fri   Mar   22   2024 - 12:45 PM Jackson Terminal

“[They] blend the best part of progressive rock, folk music and experimental theater with an undeniable mastery.” – North Coast Journal

Troubadours of animist, otherworldly folk music since 1998, Faun Fables are known for exquisite, visceral adventures in song and live performance.  Dawn McCarthy’s writing and voice  (which The New Yorker described as “one of the more compelling instruments in contemporary music”) opens hearts and minds with a whisper to a rallying battle cry into her mythical world, animated by the adventurous musicality and vocals of partner Nils Frykdahl (Sleepytime Gorilla Museum).  Dawn collaborated &  sang on the Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy albums ‘The Letting Go’ (Drag City, 2006 ) with producer Valgeir Sigurdsson and  ‘What the Brothers Sang’ (Drag City, 2013 ) in Nashville with producer David Ferguson.  

Faun Fables have been touring the club, theater, grassroots, and festival circuits of North America and Europe since 1998, and are releasing their eighth record on Drag City Records this Spring.   In 2022 they debuted their family band~ joined onstage by their daughters with vocals, percussion, keyboard & dance.

Knoxville, TN · USA



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