Dave Alvin with Greg Leisz

Alvin says, “There are two types of folk music_quiet folk music and loud folk music. I play both.” The Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter and self-described “barroom guitarist” is widely considered to be one of the pivotal founders of the current Americana music scene. The word “ubiquitous” is usually placed in front of pedal steel player and guitarist Greg Leisz’s name. With good reason—the man’s resumé is daunting, boasting spots with Joni Mitchell, Sheryl Crow, Paul Westerberg, Joe Cocker, Wilco, Lucinda Williams, Bruce Cockburn, to name a few.