Lively duo, Switchback, double-billed with rising artist Dorothy Scott
On Saturday, September 25, at , Brian FitzGerald and Marty McCormack of the duo Switchback will be returning to the stages of the historic Thrasher Opera House in beautiful downtown
Switchback’s electrifying music, which ranges from traditional Irish, to rock and blues classic, to their own unique style of rockabilly, is a sound so upbeat and danceable, it is sure to make even the most sedentary get up on their feet! After experiencing a live performance of Switchback, Donna Eckberg, from FolkFire Review commented, “It’s difficult to sit still in their presence … It is captivating to have this songwriting backed by so much emotion.”
Years of classical training and session work with
Switchback’s range of music has been linked to just about every genre there is (save rap). Although the ability to go from blasting rock to foot-stomping country to a haunting melody and back again assures a style to please just about everyone, it’s their many original songs written by the duo that are the backbone and essence of Switchback. “In a time that pop artists are under increasing pressure to fit a narrow, commercial formula, Switchback bucks the trend,” says Kevin McKeoug of
For their seventh album, Switchback employed the services of legendary music producer, Texan Lloyd Maines.
Dorothy Scott’s music reminds one of something primal, spiritual, beautiful and healing. It has been said that a Dorothy Scott concert is an adventure, a journey into the mystical and back again. Her music will cure your ills with its lyrical compassion, calm your soul, and send you on a world crusade of hope.
A musical explorer whose works have incorporated blues, folk, rock and jazz, Dorothy is widely credited by her fans and peers for blazing a path for singer/songwriters who desire to make meaningful music. Often compared to Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, and Jeff Buckley; Dorothy’s style and sound remain uniquely her own. A versatile singer who delivers naked soul and honesty with an intoxicatingly passionate vibe.
Known for her daring and uncompromising performance and amazing guitar playing, Dorothy has toured
Come and join us for what is sure to be a high-energy evening filled with genre-bending original tunes from Celtic, folk and rockabilly, to blues, rock and jazz. Tickets for this special double-billed performance are $16 and can be purchased at the Thrasher office (located next to the Opera House), Knowledge Emporium, Green Lake State Bank, Bull Moose Mercantile (