Friday, March 04, 2011
Many of our readers will remember Emily & Andrew, accomplished musicians who come to Ocracoke periodically. As a duo they go by the name "Mandolin Orange." They will be returning to the Ocracoke Community this evening for performances for the students of Ocracoke School and a 7:30 PM evening concert at Deepwater Theater.
Audience favorites from the Ocrafolk Festival, Mandolin Orange is a duo driven by Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz, with songwriting & vocal harmonies at the core. The duo ornaments lyrical tunes both tender and tough with acoustic & electric guitars, fiddle, and of course mandolin. Their debut album "Quiet Little Room" was released May 1 to critical acclaim, and reflects the influence of traditional music on the duo's contemporary folk style. Take a listen at http://www.myspace.com/mandolinorange.
Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is the story of a 1911 wedding on Portsmouth Island. You can read it here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news022111.htm.