February 21st 2019 Kensington Presents Third Thursdays w/Laura Jean Anderson + Madison Cunningham + Molly Miller
Thursday, February 21st @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The second insallment of our Third Thursday series features three phenomenal female guitarists and songwriters!
About Laura Jean Anderson
Laura Jean Anderson, born in Olympia, Washington and now residing in Los-Angeles, is an artist stretching the boundaries of the human emotion. With one foot rooted in her love for old American music, she carries on the tradition of rock n roll while pushing the boundaries of the places modern music can go. Her weekly shows across Los Angeles have established her as a stable of the LA music scene, garnering support from KCRW and LA Weekly proclaiming her music as a “Timeless sound…a mysterious conception that sounds as it’s from another era.” Laura Jean has begun to release new singles from debut album, garnering support from NPR, Noisey, Salon, Fader, amongst others. “Lonesome No More” EP out now!
About Madison Cunningham
The Orange County, CA-native Madison Cunningham first picked up a guitar at age seven, and by age twelve was singing and performing alongside her five siblings in church. By the age of fifteen, Madison realized songwriting was a passion she wanted to pursue, citing Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan as key inspirations.
Now at the age of 22, Madison has just completed a 34-stop tour across North America supporting the Punch Brothers. She is also a regular on APM’s “Live From Here” as Chris Thile’s duet partner. She has released 4 stunning tracks on Verve Forecast this summer and fall to critical acclaim. Her new music follows the release of her debut EP, Love, Lose, Remember
About Molly Miller
Since Dr. Molly Miller picked up a guitar at age seven, she’s been captivating audiences with her sophisticated and raw style. Now 28, Miller is the chair of the Guitar Department at Los Angeles College of Music. She’s one of Los Angeles’s most sought-after musicians, recording and touring with artists such as Jason Mraz and The Black Eyed Peas. She’s played for thousands at the Hollywood Bowl, Telluride Music Festival, and Planeta Atlantida. When she’s not on tour, Miller heads her own trio, featured on NPR’s Fresh Air.Her debut album, The Shabby Road Recordings, released July 2017 includes the all-star rhythm section of Jay Bellerose (B.B. King, Elton John, Bonnie Raitt) and Jennifer Condos (Bruce Springsteen, Sheryl Crow, Stevie Nicks).