Events

All events are free and take place at UMMA unless otherwise noted.

Sat
Apr 20
3:00pm4:00pm
Whole Museum
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UMMA Pop Up: Lewis and Spence

Lewis & Spence deliver a wide variety of old time classics with solid vocal harmonies, region-specific fiddle tunes, and driving banjo stylings to chase the blues away! Swapping instruments throughout their set, this duo dons an amusing repertoire, punctuated by the occasional flatfoot number, during which Lewis clicks-and-clacks along with the rhythmic phrases as Spence hammers them out on the banjo. Eager to invite audience members to wrestle with the difficult themes that shroud old time music and its history, this duo shares their analysis, questions, and ponderings casually throughout their set. Traveling with an impressive display of cheap art, it’s clear their inspiration ranges from a reverence for traditional music to the looming collapse of our civilization.