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Poor Nameless Boy with Adyn Townes Live at Milkcrate Records

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Poor Nameless Boy with Adyn Townes Live at Milkcrate Records
Poor Nameless Boy with Adyn Townes Live at Milkcrate Records.
Poor Nameless Boy with Adyn Townes Live at Milkcrate Records.

Disarming in a moment, Joel Henderson’s soft, melodic delivery is born from a keen perception of the human condition. This understated authenticity is why you’ll find Poor Nameless Boy on the fringes of something much deeper than modern indie-folk. In his quest to retain a certain humbled anonymity, this Regina-based artist has, in fact, made himself more noticeable than ever.

Though similar to his contemporaries with his wispy, shiver-worthy vocal tones reminiscent of Donovan Woods and Gregory Alan Isakov; Henderson’s stark vulnerability sets him apart, coupled with a deep lyrical poignancy. Since the release of Activity Book (2013), and the proceeding, stunningly beautiful and acclaimed Bravery (2016); Henderson has seen some notable milestones, including a recent publishing deal and several successful tours and showcases in Canada and Europe.

Henderson’s striking grasp of life’s complexities is mirrored by a pure modesty, allowing listeners to immerse themselves into the stories, songs and experiences of Poor Nameless Boy without pretence. With no desire to be seen as a brand or commodity, his humanistic proposition is entirely irresistible, and as a songwriter, effortlessly engaging.

With Adyn Townes.

April 14, 9pm
   

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