The Live from the Underground (LFTU) performance series continues this Thursday, September 29th at 7pm with Singer-Songwriter Rik Palieri, at The Underground - Listening Room located at 24 Pleasant St. in downtown Randolph.
Rik Palieri is a singer, songwriter, video producer and storyteller and who lives the musical life to the fullest. Rik has performed at concert halls, schools and festivals throughout the lower 48 states, toured Alaska by float plane, rode camelback in Australia sung on trains throughout Europe and shipped his way to Hawaii by playing his ukulele & banjo.
He has performed, in Canada, France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Germany, Australia, Poland, Mexico, Israel, Turkey and Argentina. He has appeared at such venues as Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, The Country Music Hall of Fame, The Philadelphia Folk Festival, The Port Fairy Festival, Old Songs Folk Festival, The Hudson River Revival, The Vancouver festival just to name a few, has appeared on countless TV & radio shows around the world and been featured on both NPR and the BBC.
Over the years Rik has performed and worked with some of the legends of American Folk Music such as; Pete Seeger, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Paxton, Jimmie Driftwood, Utah Phillips, Ramblin ‘Jack Elliott & many more. In 2009 Rik was featured on the Grammy nominated Singing Through the Hard Times: a tribute to Utah Phillips.
Thursday night’s show will be for our in-house audience and live-stream patrons via The Underground’s Bandcamp page. The first hour of Thursday’s ticketed show will also be broadcast on local radio station WCVR (Central Vermont radio) from 7-8pm.
In its 3rd year, the Live from The Underground series features a new format alternating songs and interview segments with LFTU host Jamie Gage, as well as audience questions via our in-house crowd and the Internet beyond. Owner and audio engineer Vincent Freeman holds down the A/V and web-streaming duties, with assistance help from Babs Mills, Sean Dollar and Jaxon Nichols.
To learn more about Rik Palieri and listen to his music in advance of Thursday night’s show, check out his website at www.rikpalieri.com
In-house tickets: https://sevendaystickets.com/events/113902
Live-stream tickets: https://theundergroundvt.bandcamp.com/merch/rik-palieri-live
Doors 6:30pm / Show 7:00pm