Kansas City-based mother-and-son duo Madisen Ward and The Mama Bear finished up a year of extensive touring at Brighton Music Hall. The roller-coaster year included stops at The David Letterman Show, NBC's Today Show, Jack White’s Third Man Records, Newport Folk Festival, NPR’s Tiny Desk and a lengthy European tour.
After an incredible year it's still all about the music for Madisen and Ruth Ward. "Going from the coffee houses to more of a national stage," says Ruth Ward, "it's really great, but at the same token, when I'm on a big stage with a lot of people watching and really into the music, instead of being freaked out about it-- I just narrow it down to closing my eyes and think, 'Well, they're in my dining room and I'm just playing to a few people'...But at the same time I love the rapport we have with the audience. It's just great."
This performance was recorded on December 13, 2015.
Down In Mississippi
Whole Lotta Problems
Modern Day Mystery
Alligator Fish N' Chips
Undertaker and Juniper
Stand By Me
Sorrows and Woes
Live By the Water
Greg Shea – Producer/Director/Camera/Editor
Kegan Harrington – Producer/Music Supervisor
Antonio Oliart – Sound Mix
Vincent Lin – Camera
Mike Dillon – Camera
Wes Boudreau — Camera
Jason Turesky — Camera/Interviewer