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Unplugged at the Chapel — Emily Gimble

  • Smith Family Chapel 4214 North Capital of Texas Highway Austin, TX, 78746 United States (map)

DEC 8  |  8PM  |  Smith Family Chapel

Unplugged Thursdays in the Chapel @ Riverbend Centre for the Arts is an acoustic concert series using the most talented local artists in Austin. The artists will be playing in our stunning 300 seat chapel in an intimate setting.

Tickets: VIP $25, GA $15 online or at the door
Ticket Purchase: Eventbrite

7:00pm - Doors VIP Only
7:15 - 7:45pm - VIP Early Seating and Q&A w/ Artist
7:45pm - Doors for GA

A little about Emily: 

With songs as soulful as they are winsome, broody as they are bluesy, “Certain Kinda” – the debut album of Emily Gimble (The Gimbles, Asleep at the Wheel, Marshall Ford Band, Warren Hood and the Goods) – is a study in musical range, instrumental craft, and long, deep relationships.

The three-time “Best Keyboards” Winner of the Austin Music Awards (2012-2014) and the granddaughter of one of the most legendary fiddle players who ever lived – Johnny Gimble – Emily foregrounds instead her unmistakable voice here, coaxing it into jazz and blues, vacillating between whispers and bellows. The song “East of Kerns” seduces the listener into a blacktop road trip, letting us gaze out the window with a heart full of longing and a head full of memories. “With One Eye” finds Emily defiant and truth- telling, belting out proclamations to a frustrating lover before giving way to percussive, sultry vocals. “Canyons of Gold” is an arms-stretched-wide embrace of growing up, with a touch of gospel vocals for good measure. Title track “Certain Kinda” is soft and thoughtful by turns, assurances to a companion undercut by notes of ambivalence. “It’s a wonder that we ever made it,” Emily sings, but this album – cut, mixed, and mastered with the likes of Jimmie Vaughan in just less than a year - is just the opposite. 

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Later Event: December 17
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