Friday, October 7
Showtime: 7:30 PM
Chautauqua Community House
$20.00 ($17.00 Concert Member)
Miranda Dawn and Chris Hawkes first met in 2010 when he crossed an Austin barroom floor and asked her to dance. A modest beginning became an instant attraction the first time they sang together creating a sound Texas Monthly coined as “undeniably intimate.”
Their first duo effort, “Golden Heart,” climbed to #25 in Billboard’s Folk chart and landed at #2 in iTunes Singer-Songwriter albums kicking off a whirlwind of constant cross-country touring and co-writing, and even a run on NBC’s “The Voice.” Judge Adam Levine called their version of the Beatles’ “I’ve Just Seen a Face” his “favorite performance on the show – ever” and the single reached No. 1 on Billboard’s rock chart.
Dawn and Hawkes recorded their newest album, “Yours and Mine,” in between tour dates with the likes of Dawes, Patty Griffin, Chris Isaak, Jim Lauderdale, Robert Earl Keen, Valerie June, and showcased at festivals like Austin City Limits, Folk Alliance, South By Southwest and TEDx. “We’d tour, come home inspired, record a song, tour, rinse and repeat” explains Dawn. The majority of the songs are conceived in real-time while the couple’s relationship bloomed from friendship to lovers. The record stands as an unfiltered chronicle tracing a pair of hearts stumbling, floating, and sometimes soaring through life together. “Yours and Mine” is foremost a celebration of life’s beautiful moments that make us want to take another breath and another step – despite uncertainty.