“And Friends” – Jenna Moynihan’s Variety Hour
“And Friends” Variety Hour makes its triumphant return! Hosted and curated by Jenna Moynihan, it’s a one night only party, bringing together lots of musicians you know & love, for collaboration in tunes, songs, and theatrical antics (possibly). It is definitely longer than one hour.
featuring these guests and possibly more:
Hanneke Cassel (Fiddle -Scottish Fiddle Queen)
Sean Trischka (Drums – Corporate Punk, Mattie & Debbie, Lula Wiles)
Màiri Chaimbeul (Harp – Aerialists, Jenna Moynihan & Màiri Chaimbeul)
Sam Kassirer (Piano – Josh Ritter)
Rich Hinman (Pedal Steel – Sara Bareilles, k.d. lang)
Jenna Moynihan is regarded as one of the best of the best in the new generation of fiddle players. Versatile and inventive, her fiddling style draws strongly from the Scottish tradition, but is not bound by it. Folk Radio UK said of her playing, “…from the first time you hear Moynihan, it is clear that her playing is resonating straight from the depths of her soul.”
Jenna graduated from Berklee College of Music with honors and was a recipient of both the Fletcher Bright Award & The American Roots Award. She performs around the world, and had appeared with The Milk Carton Kids, Darol Anger & the Furies Old Blind Dogs, Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards, A Celtic Sojourn & more. She has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, CBS Sunday Morning, and as a soloist at Symphony Hall. Her debut solo album Woven was released in 2015. Jenna also performs in a duo with harpist Màiri Chaimbeul, their album One Two was released in 2017.