GOSHEN — Hot off the heels of releasing a new album, former Goshen College student Rachel Ries and her backup band, The Never Lonely, are coming to the Maple City for a headlining concert at Ignition Music Garage.
- Who is Rachel Ries? The singer-songwriter has spent time on tour in the United States and Europe with folk giants Anais Mitchell and Bon Iver. Ries draws inspiration from The Carpenters, Suzuki violins and her roots as the daughter of Mennonite missionaries. She released her newest album, “Ghost of a Gardener,” in February. The record includes appearances by Gregory Alan Isakov, Emmett Kelly and members of Brooklyn’s Cuddle Magic, among others.
- You might enjoy Rachel Ries if you listen to: Pearl and the Beard, Joanna Newsom and Laura Marling.
- When is she playing? Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3.
- Where is Ignition Music Garage? 120 E. Washington St. in downtown Goshen.
- How much are tickets? Tickets are available for $20 online at ignitionmusic.net or by phone at 971-8282.
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