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The Small Glories

Artist Residency

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Time: 6:00pm     Day: Saturday     Doors: 5:30pm     Ages: All Ages    

AMP Residencies provide artists an opportunity to perform several shows in New Mexico, visit schools, do workshops and get to know our beautiful state and people. These are great opportunities for the groups and for all of us! Check back to see a schedule of concerts and activities. 

One of the top "new" folk groups from Canada, this duo of Cara Luft and J.D. Edwards have been on our radar for some time.  When AMP ED Neal Copperman saw them at Folk Alliance in Montreal in 2019, he vowed to get the group their first New Mexico shows. While the duo has never played in New Mexico before, Cara was an original member of The Wailin' Jennys, who played at the Biopark in 2004 and did a house concert with us while they were here! (That was our 63rd house concert, for those with a score card.)

Roots powerhouse duo The Small Glories are Cara Luft & JD Edwards, a musical tour-de-force partnership planted on the Canadian Prairies. Thrown together purely by accident for an anniversary show at Winnipeg's venerable West End Cultural Centre, The Small Glories could almost make you believe in fate. 

With a stage banter striking a unique balance between slapstick and sermon, these veteran singer-songwriters have a way of making time disappear, rooms shrink, and audiences feel as they are right there on the stage with the band — writing the songs, living the songs, performing the songs. It's not uncommon for listeners to find themselves laughing, dancing, crying, or caught up in a good ol' fashioned sing-along. "We're folk singers, we try to write stuff that people can relate to," says Edwards, whose looming stage presence and penetrating eyes find him the yin to Luft's petite, snort-laughing yang. The material of a Small Glories concert is welcoming in terms of subject, folk-pop melody and instrumentation—songs of love, loss, and environment, delivered with soaring, interwoven vocals on various combinations of stomping clawhammer banjo, guitar and harmonica. However, a Small Glories performance is really about what happens in-between the songs. "The feedback we get from a lot of audiences is that it's not just about the music for them," Luft says. "It's the whole package."


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