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Bokeh: Opal Fly & KAPOW

  • The Bokeh Lounge 1007 Parrett Street Evansville, IN, 47713 United States (map)

Multi-instrumentalist Opal Fly is a Kentucky-born singer/songwriter whose music is firmly rooted in tradition, yet her style transcends established genres. A fresh and original voice, the two time NWAMA Songwriter of the Year first honed her talent playing on the streets of New Orleans and has traveled the world developing her unique sound and exploring new musical territory along the way.

Bassist Mark Buschkill and drummer Donn Middleton have played together in a number of groups over the last decade. As a rhythm section, they bring groove-based, power trio sensibilities that serve as perfect counterpoint to Opal's traditional leanings.The recent addition of Sam Finley on guitar has opened the door to a bigger sound and new avenues of exploration.

Joining forces in 2013, Opal Fly and KAPOW! have been playing shows and gaining new fans all across the midwest. The Bloomington, IN based quartet released their second album, "Abundance", in 2017.

" of the most amazing voices in Blues."
- Michael Johnathan (Host of Woodsongs Old-Time Radio Hour)

"Ms. Fly is an incredibly fresh yet beautifully timeless creative artist whose soulful vocal stylings and deeply expressive saxophone playing are a joy to hear. She has shaped a repertoire that eloquently expresses her singular musical personality and interprets her material with intensity and grace that is entirely her own."
- John Sinclair (Poet, DJ, 60's Radical)