Musician and composer Kaki King

. January 2, 2016.
kaki-king

Using her skills to wow even the biggest rock stars is an everyday occurrence for musician and composer Kaki King. Dubbed “a genre unto herself” by Rolling Stone, King has contributed to television and movie soundtracks and performed with artists as diverse as the Foo Fighters and Timbaland. Introduced to the guitar at the age of four, King has spent the past ten years touring the world, gathering a devoted following thanks to her mastery of the steel string and classic six-string guitars. In support of her latest album, The Neck is a Bridge to the Body (2015), King is collaborating with visual experience company Glowing Pictures to create a live show that uses the guitar as a projection screen.

8pm Monday, January 18
$20
The Ark, 316 S. Main St.
734-761-1451 | theark.org

Trending

Estar Cohen Lives Fully in All The Moments of Music

“can’t hold on // I can feel time as it bends…” Just some lyrics from a composition called “Endings” by award-winning jazz vocalist Estar Cohen; and this propulsive image aptly fits for her music career, as each year since her 2015 graduation from the University of Toledo has gotten busier, faster, more exciting. You can

Monticello Van Odom – ‘In My Mind’

An essential way to craft a resonant piece of music is to unpack the existential pondering, the fleeting but insistent anxieties, the hard truths and easy reminders, that are swimming around up inside the head of the songwriter. The sublimity of Saline-based folk/Americana artist Monticello Van Odom‘s album is in how its spilling out all

Heavy Color’s River Passage

Toledo’s future beat/psy-jazz/hybrid electro duo Heavy Color recently premiered a new music video that commemorates an inspiring musical odyssey charted by one of its songwriters back in 2015. The group formed several years ago around the collaborations of Ben Cohen and Sam Woldenberg. Their Toledo’s answer to cerebral ambient electronica acts like Four Tet, Caribou,

Green Book is Worth the Trip

An elite black pianist tours the segregated south with a white roughneck chauffeur. Green Book combines two crowd-pleasing formulas—the road movie and the true story—with two stellar lead actors, Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali. Mortensen plays Tony Lip, a white, working class second-generation Italian-American from the Bronx who works as a nightclub bouncer. Ali plays