Devon Sproule in concert with Vanessa Lively
Last Minute Folk concert series in Topeka,Kansas presents Austin, Texas-based singer-songwriters Devon Sproule and Vanessa Lively in concert on Saturday, July 27th 2013 at 7:30pm.
Like a Joni Mitchell or a Rickie Lee Jones, Devon Sproule makes distinctive and uncompromising music that expresses her unique sensibility and vision. Her quivery, almost childlike singing harkens back to a classic scratchy country record played on Victrola phonograph. Defying genre, her melodies touch on gospel, Appalachian,… Show more
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Singer/songwriter Devon Sproule was born in Kingston, Ontario, in the spring of 1982 and grew up on a sprawling hippie commune in rural Virginia. She admits some of her influences include Bikini Kill, Frank Zappa, and even some of the classic rock & roll groups her parents loved, like the Beatles....