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Ari Hest

Naked Soul

Friday, May 10, 2013
8:00 PM–9:30 PM

Ari Hest will dazzle you with his mesmerizing guitar licks and smoky vocals. He can sound vulnerable, formidable, angry and hopeful, all with an honesty and passion you simply don’t hear from most singers these days. “A prolific songwriter and a captivating live performer.” — Boston Globe. His new album The Fire Plays fuse the sounds of 70’s pop era music akin to Gordon Lightfoot and James Taylor with the sprawling electric guitar soundscapes you’d hear from artist/producers like Ry Cooder and Daniel Lanois. At the forefront is Ari’s rugged yet subdued voice which one-time Hest producer Alex Wong described as, “a bear eating honey.”