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Join us for a night of soulful and rocking grooves as Nina De Vitry brings her full band an sets by the very talented Laney Jones as well as Wila Frank.
$5 at the door


Prepare to be captivated by the storytelling of a folk-inspired songwriter, yet the soul and allure of a voice rooted in jazz. Nina de Vitry is a versatile multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter. Weaving influences ranging from Amy Winehouse to the modern Lake Street Dive, she manages to create a sound that is both soulful and refreshingly unique. In recent months Nina has performed at events including the 58th Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival and the 2021 Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival. She has won international acclaim as a two-time jazz category finalist in the 2017 and 2018 John Lennon International Songwriting contests and a jazz category finalist in the 2019 Unsigned Only competition.
Wila Frank is performing in anticipation of her upcoming debut album of original songs. Her heart wrenching narratives reveal feelings of tortured longing and miasmic introspection, evoking a rich and sensitive pathos. Gritty guitar riffs recall sounds of early alt-rock with delicate feminine vocals provoking the ear and the heart.
“When I write, it’s like I step inside of a dream,” says Laney Jones. “I go to this place
that’s somewhere between sleeping and waking, between memory and imagination. It’s
a place where anything can happen.”

Press play on Jones’ mesmerizing new album, Stories Up High, and you’ll find yourself transported there, too.

Recorded in her adopted hometown of Nashville with producer Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes, Langhorne Slim), the collection is lush and immersive, with rich, elegant arrangements that ebb and flow beneath Jones’ velveteen vocals.
The performances here are timeless, evoking a faded, old Hollywood glamour full of longing and melancholy, but dig beneath the surface and you’ll find that Jones is an optimist at heart, a believer in the relentless beauty of this world. She wrote the album in what she calls a “flow state,” and the result is a captivating, cinematic work that’s
equal parts stream-of-consciousness and careful introspection, an honest, intuitive record that hints at everything from Angel Olsen to Judy Garland as it reckons with loss, growth, and change.

Stories Up High follows Jones’ 2013 debut, Golden Road, which landed her a nationally televised performance at The Kennedy Center, and 2016’s Laney Jones, which prompted Rolling Stone to dub her an Artist You Need To Know. To date, Jones’ songs have racked
up millions of streams, soundtracked films from Disney and Pixar, and turned up in commercials for Google, Netflix, Toyota, and Red Bull among others.


August 13
9:00 pm CDT


Dee’s Country Cocktail Lounge
102 E Palestine Ave
Madison, TN 37115
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