Countercurrent is a folk music and contra dance band that hails from western Washington. They have delighted dance halls and concert audiences throughout the country, and now bring their unique mix of traditional music and modern innovation to he Back Room!
After over a decade of playing together, Brian Lindsay (fiddle) and Alex Sturbaum (guitar) have developed a style that brings forth joy and nuance in the music they play. The combination of Brian’s technical and tasteful tune-smithing with Alex’s powerhouse rhythm and gifted songwriting is not to be missed. Countercurrent draws from many traditions, including Irish, old-time, maritime, and more contemporary sources, and melds them together into something new and exciting.
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door, general admission, and $10 for students and low-income guests. Advance tickets are available at the link below, or you may purchase your tickets at the door the night of the show. Doors open one half hour before show time. We accept cash only at the door (ATMs are nearby).
The Back Room is an all-ages, BYOB (for those 21+) space, dedicated to (mostly) acoustic music of all kinds. You are welcome to bring your own adult beverage with no additional corkage fee. If you need more information or have any questions, please call us: #510-654-3808. Thank you for your support!