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      May 30, 2012

      Wednesday   7:00 PM

      103 South Street
      Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

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      Sara Watkins (from Nickel Creek)

      WNRN Presents:
      Sara Watkins (from Nickel Creek)
      Jesse Harper (from Old School Freight Train, Love Canon)
      Wednesday, May 30, 2012 Doors at 7:00pm/Show at 8:00pm
      Seated Show
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      Sun Midnight Sun, the second solo album from acclaimed singer, songwriter, and fiddle player Sara Watkins, will be released May 8 on Nonesuch Records. Produced by guitarist, singer, and songwriter Blake Mills, co-founder of the band Simon Dawes, the album features special guest appearances by Fiona Apple, Jackson Browne, Taylor Goldsmith (Dawes), Benmont Tench, and Sean Watkins. Sun Midnight Sun follows Sara Watkins' critically acclaimed 2009 self-titled solo debut produced by John Paul Jones. NPR said Sara Watkins "puts her great instrumental breadth on display as she plays the guitar, ukulele and fiddle in addition to her sweet-voiced singing."

      Sun Midnight Sun was recorded, mixed, and mastered by Shawn Everett at Zeitgeist Studio, Los Angeles, and includes songs written by Watkins ("You and Me," "Take Up Your Spade") as well as several collaborations with Mills ("The Foothills," "Be There," "The Accord," "Impossible," and "Lock and Key"). It also features songs by Dan Wilson ("When It Pleases You") and Willie Nelson ("I'm a Memory"), and a rendition of The Everly Brothers classic "You're the One I Love," on which Fiona Apple duets with Watkins. A limited-edition 7" of "You're the One I Love" will be made available Saturday, April 21, as part of the fifth-annual Record Store Day.

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