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200 State Street Binghamton, NY (607) 217-7334
Where Beck meets
Patty Larkin is one of the most gifted performers in music today. Alone with her guitar, Larkin rocks as hard as many bands... keeping a relentless beat, accented with taut, Celtic-influenced ornamentations. A remarkable guitarist, an imaginative and versatile vocalist, Larkin turns in a riveting performance.. TOP TEN - The New York Times A virtuoso guitar player and mood-shaper. These songs capture what it means to be completely adult, the bad and the good, without regrets or sentimentality. ...Ms. Larkin sings them in a smoky, slightly weather-beaten voice that resonates with a plucky resignation and humor. She is also a superb slide guitarist whose mature work is comparable to the best of Bonnie Raitt and Lucinda Williams. DROP-DEAD BRILLIANT - Performing Songwriter Imagine a drop-dead brilliant guitar player, a richly textural singer, a commanding, poetic songwriter, a hilarious and personable entertainer. Now imagine all of these virtues in one person. There you have Patty Larkin. Fellow performers are often seen at her shows, shaking their heads in admiring wonder at an elaborate guitar lick or sighing vocal trill, a particularly well-tuned lyric line, a perfectly delivered comic line. She is that rare talent who is seen as a songwriter's songwriter, a guitarist's guitarist and a singer's singer and a performer's performer...