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Elle King

Friday, March 20
11:10PM - 11:30PM

801 Red River St


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Elle King is an American recording artist whose musical style encompasses country, soul, folk, rock, and blues. She loves banjos and hobos. Born in Ohio and raised in Brooklyn, Elle retains her roots in a style that blends those worlds of both grit and mid-western charm. She ties her old soul and rock 'n' roll influences into a sound that’s all her own.

King started playing guitar at age 13 and later picked up a banjo, inspired by the Hank Williams and Earl Scruggs records her family listened to. She pinpoints the day her life changed to her ninth birthday, when her stepfather gave her the first album by hard-rocker girls the Donnas. “I put that on and that was it,” she says. “I wanted to play rock and roll and be a girl and do it. I started listening to the Runaways and Blondie -- all the rad chicks.”

King released her four-song debut The Elle King EP on Fat Possum Records. She was spotlighted as an “Artist to Watch”...

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