Harpeth Rising brings “chambergrass” to Carnahan Hall

The violin, banjo and cello shall come together to form Harpeth Rising, a “chambergrass” trio that will blend folk, rock, classical and newgrass with performances on Feb. 5 and Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. each evening.

This general admission performance will take place at Carnahan Hall, 800 Main St., Lafayette.

Taking its name from the river that flows through Tennessee, the Harpeth River, the self-styled trio is comprised of Jordana Greenberg (violin, vocals), Rebecca Reed-Lunn (banjo, vocals), and Maria Di Meglio (cello, vocals). The three who met while earning performance degrees at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Inspired by spending a summer jamming at campsites and folk festivals, the women formed Harpeth Rising in 2009. The trio fuses folk, newgrass and classical, and has performed with the Bath Philharmonia and at the Cambridge Folk Festival. The group’s fifth album, Shifted, was released last summer.

Tickets for Harpeth Rising

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Friday, February 5 / 7:00 PM
Friday, February 5 / 9:30 PM
Saturday, February 6 / 7:00 PM
Saturday, February 6 / 9:30 PM

$20 for adults
$15 for children 18 years and younger, Purdue students and Ivy Tech Lafayette students

Tickets are available at the Stewart Center box office at 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW. Group tickets are also available to groups of 10 more. Call 765-496-1977 for more details or visit Group Sales for more information.

Harpeth Rising will be one of the artists featured during this season’s Rising Stars Discovery Concert series, which has also included In Mo Yang and Tian Jianan.