Emily Kresky & Skribe
Venue: The Whiskey Jar
Address: 227 E Main St. Charlottesville, VA 22902
Phone: (434) 202-1549
Emily Julia Kresky is a multifaceted songwriter, singer, guitarist and performer who blends styles of retro-blues, American roots and rock. Emily’s music is rooted in a deep pool of inspiration, drawing from various genres, decades and playing styles such as rockabilly, Gypsy Jazz and blues-shuffle to create her authentic and recognizable sound. Her songs embody a whimsical storyteller quality and are rich with luscious layers of bluesy/soulful vocals, catchy melodies and poetic lyrics. Also dedicated to being an active participant in the local Charlottesville music scene, she organized and hosted Jam Fish Music Festival for three consecutive years, books music acts for The Shebeen Pub and Braai, is a teaching artist for MIMA music, and is the Artist and Community Relations Coordinator for The Front Porch.
Skribe travels from town to town in a blue hearse spreading his own blend of garage folk: An unpretentious soulful sub-genre that draws from roots Americana & the 60’s garage rock spirit. He proudly plays Merican Canjos & Kazoobie Kazoos. Skribe’s non-stop live presence has ignited musical collaborations with the areas most skilled musicians & generated a cultured following. This amazing scene helped crowdfund & launch Skribe’s recent 12″ LP. The fine tuned production of ‘Less Is More’ showcases the artists’ growth & raw soulful dynamic. Whatever the fidelity, Skribe’s blooming creative career should not be considered a rolling stone…it’s a boulder.
All Ages // Free // 6:30pm – 9:30pm