- August 14, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$43 in store (online sales subject to $2.50 convenience fee)
Willie Watson formerly of Old Crow Medicine Show at Live from the Divide on Monday, August 14th at 9pm.
“Willie Watson steps on stage with a quiet gravitas. But, when he opens his mouth and lets out that high lonesome vocal, you can hear him loud and clear. Born in Watkins Glen, N.Y. — best-known for its race track and the rock festival of the same name which took place there, featuring the Allman Brothers, Grateful Dead and The Band — Watson grew up listening to his father’s basement record collection, including Bob Dylan and Neil Young, before stumbling on a Leadbelly album at the age of 12. Combined with having heard plenty of local string bands — featuring old-time banjo and fiddle — Willie experienced an epiphany. “As soon as I heard that record,” he recalls, “I was hooked.” A few years down that road, Watson’s work with Old Crow is already a large part of the reason that banjo and guitar driven music is heard everywhere in the air these days.”