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On July 12 Cat’s Cradle and the NCMA present an Evening with the Mavericks. Led by the Miami-born “Caruso of country music,” Raul Malo, this roots-rock and country band with a Latin twist makes its second appearance at the NCMA. All Music Guide calls the band’s new Grammy-nominated album Brand New Day “a rich, thoroughly satisfying delight.” Rolling Stone says “Malo’s… Read More ›

Hitting the stage August 1 is Father John Misty with special guest Jenny Lewis, presented with Cat’s Cradle. In 2012, following a stint with indie folk rockers Fleet Foxes, Josh Tillman released the album Fear Fun—his eighth solo album but the first under the name Father John Misty—and it marked a notable departure in his austere… Read More ›

Cat’s Cradle and the NCMA present a Special Evening with Kishi Bashi and Jake Shimabukuro on August 3. How often does a classical violinist win accolades for also sounding “synthtastic?” Seattle-born Kaoru Ishibashi ranks among the few. After studying film scoring at Berklee College of Music, he toured with Regina Spektor, Sondre Lerche, and Deerhoof. Soon he… Read More ›

Paris Combo performs Saturday, August 4. Six albums and two decades spent crisscrossing the globe have enabled Paris Combo to create a unique, cosmopolitan sound, establishing the band as one of the most piquant, intriguing groups on the international music scene. Fronted by the charismatic vocals of Belle du Berry, the combo has struck a… Read More ›

Fabricating fantastical worlds with the most ordinary of materials, Paperhand Puppet Intervention has been wowing audiences for over 15 years. Each year’s production is new, and all feature giant puppets, stilt dancers, shadow puppets, and original live music. While suitable for all ages, the show carries a strong environmental message and some adult content. The… Read More ›