Nefesh Mountain is one of today’s most formative bluegrass Americana bands. Their latest studio album, Songs for the Sparrows, is a testament to the imagination of their musicianship and creativity. Creators, band leaders and husband-and-wife team Doni Zasloff and Eric Lindberg are the heart of this eclectic quintet. The band is adept with string virtuosity in their arrangements of modern folk/bluegrass, combined with songs of the soul and a sense of purpose that inspires their work. The band has been called “a masterclass in string music” by Rolling Stone magazine, “some of the best bluegrass ever made” by American Songwriter and “infectious, exuberant, and infused with pure melodic prowess” by Bluegrass Today. They have recorded and shared the stage with Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Bryan Sutton, Tony Trischka, David Grier, Mike Gordon (Phish), Mark Schatz, John Doyle, Mike McGoldrick and many others.
About Nefesh Mountain
Nefesh Mountain is one of the most creative and boundary-pushing bands in today’s bluegrass and Americana music scene. Their blend of bluegrass and old-time traditions with Jewish spirit and soul has been heard across the United States, including their recent debut at Nashville’s iconic Grand Old Opry. They have recorded and shared the stage with legends of American roots music, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Bryan Sutton, Noam Pikelny and Tony Trischka. Their latest album, Songs for the Sparrows, was described by Rolling Stone magazine as “a master class in string music.” Brimming with their unique knowledge and passion for Jewish and Bluegrass traditions, the album features English and Hebrew songs, showcasing soulful vocals, inventive songwriting and the knuckle-busting instrumental prowess requisite for any first-class bluegrass outfit.
Dates & Times
A performance stage on our West Lawn
Outdoors; No formal seating
235 Queens Quay W.
Toronto, ON, M5J 2G8