The Flood Gallery Fine Art Center is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to promoting the arts in Asheville through the exhibition of established and emerging artists from all over the world. Through artist-residency programs, public events and workshops, and educational activities, Flood Gallery seeks to make art a vital and important part of life in Asheville.
Flood Gallery Fine Art Center programming is made possible through the generous support of the Dan Lucas Memorial Fund of the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina.
Hope For Agoldensummer
Thursday March 26, 2009 8 PM
Hope For Agoldensummer is an indie-folk-family band, living and working in the fine towns of Athens and Atlanta, GA. A junkyard-orchestra. An anarchist-soul-choir. Our defining sound lies in the frighteningly beautiful sibling harmonies of sisters, Claire and Page Campbell; plus the deepest twang & washy reverb of Deb Davis’ ancient guitar. For nearly six years, we have versed & traversed the USA creating rusty melodies with all manner of instrumentation: accordion, cookie-tin banjo, jangly percussion, glockenspiel, singing saw, piano and a few old coke bottles.
We just released our 2nd proper album, ARIADNE THREAD, which has spawned 2 years, 6 studios, and the generous help of our fans and fellow musicians. Dang. What an ordeal. Oh, but we love it.
Our extended biography is available here:
This is music that’s definitively southern, definitely rural, and reminiscent of a folk-art angel singing her heart out... the territory tread by Hope For Agoldensummer is equal parts Cormac McCarthy and Flannery O’Connor with weaponry provided by Nick Cave-the sort of songs that hold knives behind their backs, lingering in sweetness just long enough to unveil the darkness lingering ‘neath… - Resonator Magazine, 2008
Claire Campbell - Vox, Guitar, Singing saw, Accordion, Clarinet, Bells
Page Campbell - Vox, Guitar, Glockenspiel
Deb Davis - Guitar, Trap Kit, Cookie-tin banjo
I Bought a Heart Made of Art in the Deep, Deep South (2004)
Slowboat To Naxos (EP) (2007)
Ariadne Thread (2008)
Past Sonic Experience