Sturgill Simpson at the Broad Street Ballroom in New York, NY
The Broad Street Ballroom, an architectural landmark in New York City's financial district, provided the perfect backdrop for a riveting performance by country music visionary Sturgill Simpson. A massive mural depicting the history of seafaring wraps around the entire room, echoing the central concept of Simpson's acclaimed new album A Sailor's Guide to Earth, which he played in full for an ecstatic crowd of 400 contest winners and invited guests. Backed by a powerful horn section, Simpson reconfigured... [see more] the arrangements for songs from his breakthrough Grammy-nominated album, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, and even delivered an emotional version of the soul classic "You Don't Miss Your Water" to round out an unforgettable night.
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