Sierra Hull video debuts
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
– Easy Come, Easy Go,
the video for the single from Sierra Hull's album "Daybreak" debuted Monday on CMT.
The video was directed by award winning director David McClister (Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Leann Rimes) and was filmed in one day at the Two Rivers Mansion in Nashville, featuring her touring band Highway 111.
Hull also has tour dates starting later in March through the end of May. Dates are:
March 22 Belcourt Theatre Nashville, TN
March 28 Institute of Musical Traditions Rockville, MD
March 29 Kirk Avenue Music Hall Roanoke, VA
March 30 Grand Opera House Wilmington, DE
March 31 Mockingbird Roots Music Hall Staunton, VA
April 1 Sellersville Theater Sellersville, PA
April 2 The Arena Corbin, KY
April 4 Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour Lexington, KY
April 9 Durango Bluegrass Meltdown Durango, CO
May 5 Salem Civic Center Salem, VA
May 6 Houston Fest Galax, VA
May 7 Doyle Lawson Bluegrass Festival Denton, NC
May 27 Delfest Cumberland, MD
Hull, a 19-year-old bluegrass mandolin player, is in her final year at Berklee College of Music where she is the first bluegrass artist to be awarded Berklee's Presidential Scholarship. This prestigious award is given to only five students out of thousands of applicants. It includes tuition, school fees, and room and board.
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It has been nearly five years since Sierra Hull released a record. 2012's "Daybreak" (also on Rounder) featured startling mandolin playing by Hull and a strong, but still tentative, vocal style. "Weighted Mind" doesn't hold back on either score, and it's a beautiful work of contemporary bluegrass music.
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Sierra Hull may have made her mark at 16 with her debut album, but as she sings on the opening track Easy Come, Easy Go from "Daybreak," "I'm not a child any more." Any talk of 'child prodigy' ought to cease with this assured sophomore effort, produced by Union Station's Barry Bales and Hull.
She isn't a flashy picker or vocalist, yet her self confident mastery of both shines throughout songs such as the traditional bluegrass of Don't Pick Me Up »»»
Though but a teenager, Sierra Hull has already joined the ranks of accomplished young mandolin virtuosos. She picks it fast, but clean and with tone, taste, and timing typical of a far more experienced player. Her lightening licks on "Smashville" and "Hullarious" are surely Chris Thile influenced.
Hull has a voice of adolescence and innocence, but she is quite professional. Her vocals recall Alison Krause a few years back. Producer Ron Block of Union Station and Hull »»»
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