On Friday, March 16th, the Indianapolis Propylaeum Carriage House will be partnering with Flying Cat Concerts for another concert as a part of the Carriage House Concert series. Performing at the Propylaeum will be Sarah Grain and the Billions of Stars.
Sarah Grain and the Billions of Stars
Sarah Grain and the Billions of Stars is a folk, jazz, bassa-nova, and rock band from Indianapolis. According to her Facebook profile, “Grain began playing with drummer/producer Ryan Koch and bassist Nate Gray while recording her folk album ‘Terrain’ in 2010”. “Terrain” was a collaborative project with Ryan Koch and Nate Gray. The two later joined in to become members of the Billions of Stars. After Sarah Grain and the Billions of Stars formed in 2014, the band released its debut album “Something Wild” in 2017. You can listen to both albums by visiting their Bandcamp page.
Songs like “Meadow Blue” from the album “Something Wild” feature a low-tempo, relaxed feel and reverb-soaked guitar lines. Sarah Grain’s vocals drift above it all, and drive the song ever forward.
Indianapolismusic.net says this: “She’s not afraid to transcend her genre … Whether she’s performing her own folk songs or joining others in a variety of other projects, it’s her voice that stands out.” Through all of their songs, Sarah Grain and the Billions of Stars put an emphasis on songwriting and storytelling in their approach.
Sarah Grain and the Billions of Stars consists of Sarah Grain (guitar, vocals), Mina Keohane (keys, vocals), Ryan Koch (drums, vocals), Nate Gray (bass), and Doug Sauter (guitar, mandolin). For more information, you can visit Sarah Grain and the Billions of Stars’ website. You can also find Sarah Grain and the Billions of Stars on Facebook.
The show with Sarah Grain and the Billions of Stars starts at 7:30 pm at the Indianapolis Propylaeum. Tickets for the show are twenty dollars if bought in advance, and twenty-five at the door.
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