july, 2019

30jul8:00 pm10:00 pmMandy Fer & Dave McGraw's "Sway Wild" Trio at Café Paradiso8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Café Paradiso, 101 N Main Street, Fairfield, Iowa

Event Details

Mandy Fer & Dave McGraw’s “Sway Wild” Trio at Café Paradiso

Internationally-acclaimed songwriters Mandy Fer & Dave McGraw, now joined by bassist Thom Lord -new sound, new album & new name – Sway Wild

“…roots trailblazers Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer continue their upward stride towards artistic nirvana….scintillating…” PopMatters”…seriously mesmerizing…harmonic sophistication…spellbinding…” Roots Music Report Internationally-acclaimed songwriters Mandy Fer & Dave McGraw (from San Juan Island, Washington State, US), now joined by long-time friend and bassist Thom Lord, are back at it with a new sound, new album and new name – Sway Wild! Their exceptional harmonies coupled with Fer’s pioneering electric guitar work have become a vehicle to carry them around the world, sharing the stage with such acts as Iron & Wine, Glen Hansard, Lake Street Dive, Gregory Alan Isakov and many others. Winning over audiences from Alaska to Amsterdam, Sway Wild performs a heartfelt and dynamic blend of innovative folk-rock, pop, and funk. Their debut self-titled Sway Wild album includes special guests Birds of Chicago, Sean Hayes, Anna Tivel and others and will be released worldwide in Summer 2019.”…(Off-Grid Lo-Fi) suits their music deep down to the ground and digs its roots even further into your soul…(Fer) is over and again proving herself a brilliant songwriter…Off-grid lo-fi is a truly standout new collection from Dave and Mandy, who must surely by now be considered one of Americana’s most vital and essential – and original – duo acts.” FATEA Magazine UK”‘Off-Grid Lo-Fi’ is chock full of roots-rich gems…Fer shreds…a delicate blues madrigal…” -Acoustic Guitar Magazine”…stellar songwriting…exceptional guitar playing…” The Utne Reader”…refreshing…stunning…some of the best I have heard.” – No Depression