This Valentine’s Day, you are affectionately invited to hear a special tribute to the Grammy-award winning collaboration by Alison Krauss and Robert Plant, Raising Sand. Rebecca O’Quinn and Franklin Keel will perform music by Led Zeppelin and Alison Krauss and Union Station, followed by Raising Sand in its entirety. They will be joined by Ben Falcon, Tim Doyle, and Craig Sandberg.
Seasoned Asheville artists, Rebecca O’Quinn and Franklin Keel, collaborate in a brand new project that features rich vocal harmonies and the soulful tones of the cello. Both bring unique and extensive experience in their own respective projects that combine to create a dynamic and colorful sonic tapestry.
Rebecca O’Quinn enjoys an extensive career in music, dance, and acting. With a background in musical theatre and classical dance, Rebecca is the lead singer and guitarist for Rebecca and the Reckoning, and dances and choreographs for the Asheville Ballet. Rebecca can also be seen performing with several other musical projects and theatres in the western North Carolina area including the Floyd Philharmonic and Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre.
Franklin Keel is Associate Principal Cello in the Asheville Symphony Orchestra, and performs as a member of Upland Drive, Sirius.B, and the Opal String Quartet. He has appeared as a featured soloist with orchestras across Western North Carolina, and has collaborated with and recorded for numerous artists in the WNC area.