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Kate Vargas and the Reckless Daughters with Danielle Steward
November 17 @ 3:00 pm
Preservation New Jersey welcomes Kate Vargas and the Reckless Daughters to their first show at the 1867 Sanctuary Arts and Culture Center. Local indie folk singer Danielle Steward will open the show.
A reformed wild child, in recent years Kate Vargas (www.katevargas.com) has traded the party for meditation, yoga, clean eating and a renewed focus on what she values most—her music. The New Mexico-raised, NYC-based artist is building ever more mindfully on her sound, and the music press is taking notice, Vargas receiving praise from a variety of respected outlets including Billboard, NPR, Noisey, and the Huffington Post, the latter assessing, “There is an unlimited amount of potential in this superstar on the rise.”
Vargas has packed houses from Ireland’s Westport Folk and Bluegrass Festival to The Troubadour in London, The Mansion on O Street in Washington D.C. to New York’s Bowery Electric. Her most recent album, For The Wolfish & Wandering), features her singular folk-style storytelling. The songs are grounded in a darkly melodic, reverb-washed sonic palette of dreampop, dusty folk and junkyard blues, all carried by Vargas’ rough-hewn vocals and guitar playing. In equal measure, she channels a surprising array of artists, from Tom Waits and 16 Horsepower to Lana Del Rey and K. Flay.
The Reckless Daughters are Kate’s sister Lizzy Vargas and her good friend Lena Kaminsky.
Danielle Steward is a New Jersey based singer/songwriter who plays the guitar, banjo, and piano. She grew up in a musical family and began playing the guitar at age 13. Since then, she’s been writing songs and actively performing throughout the NYC / Philly / NJ area and beyond. Over the years she has developed an acoustic folksy style with an emotive voice and engaging tales. Her albums include “Off the Tracks” (2010), “Traveling On” (2012), and “Shipwrecked” (2014). For more information, check out www.daniellesteward.com
The 1867 Sanctuary Arts and Culture Center is wheelchair-accessible through a wheelchair ramp through the gate on the left side of the building. All parking is across the street in the Ewing Presbyterian Church lots, including an inner ring across the street for disabled parking. Passengers may be dropped off at the curb directly in front of the main entrance; please use your hazard flashers when stopped there. Concert parking is recommended in the north lot (by the field closest to I-295). For your safety, please cross at the marked crosswalk and press the yellow button to activate flashers.
To Purchase Tickets
- $20 for General Admission
- $15 for Friends of the Sanctuary
- $5 for School and College students with ID
- $15 per person for Groups of 10 or more**
Tickets can be purchased online or reserved at the box office for payment by cash, check or credit card by calling 609-392-6409 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door as space allows. (Sorry – we don’t mail tickets. Tickets will be held at the box office and a receipt will be emailed from PayPal if purchased online.)
**GROUP RATES (10 or more people). Group rates apply only to advance online sales and must be purchased in quantities of 10 or more within a single purchase. Group rate tickets cannot be purchased at the box office prior to the concert.
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