Berklee Summer in the CityLaney Jones and the Lively Spirits

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Wednesday / July 2, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue
United States

Laney Jones’s songwriting is as quirky and charming as her upbringing in rural Mount Dora, Florida. Raised on an exotic animal farm surrounded by an alligator-infested lake, she artfully spins tall tales of love and adventure in the swamplands. Laney’s voice has been described as a mix of lemon, molasses, gin and gunpowder. Her talents on the banjo have been augmented by studying with prominent clawhammer and old-time technicians such as Mark Johnson and Bruce Molsky. Laney also incorporates multi-instrumental prowess on ukulele and harmonica in her live shows and recordings.

Laney is opening for Dom Flemons: