“Original” and “incomparable” are two adjectives some fans use to describe Parish Festival. One reason is that the band’s ever-evolving style fuses disparate influences into a mix of indie rock, folk, and jazz. Guitarist, banjoist, and vocalist Jamey Cummins feels the use of banjo on half of the band’s music is the “most distinctive thing” about its sound – in part because he doesn’t play the instrument conventionally. “It creates its own thing,” Cummins said. While most banjo players pick the instrument, Cummins approaches it as he would a regular guitar, which gives the band a unique sound.
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|May 30 9:00pm 2014||The Canvas People, Chris Strand, The Parish Festival||Spider House Ballroom|