Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards

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Fri, Nov 12 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Hopewell Theater
5 South Greenwood Avenue
Hopewell, NJ 08525


  • Expanding on the boundaries of what an indie folk band can be, Laura Cortese & the Dance Cards take their extensive string music background, add their knowledge and appreciation of folk and roots music and incorporate an edgy pop sensibility to create their latest album, BITTER BETTER.
  • A stunning lesson in all the ways string instruments can be played – bowed, plucked, percussively – the album showcases Cortese and multi-instrumentalist producer Sam Kassirer striving to capture the most adventurous approach to each moment.
  • The result is an album that incorporates dance-worthy foundational grooves, synth, and loops to push the boundaries of the genre.
  • Advanced Ticket Price: $22 plus tax and fees
    Day of Show Ticket Price: $25 plus taxes and fees

While the album’s 11 tracks provide relief and release, they also encourage self-examination and personal discovery—the work that is necessary to sustain the energy needed to keep striving, to connect, and to continue to make our complicated world a better place. With BITTER BETTER, Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards throw out the rulebook, creating a beautifully vivid, musically unexpected canvas from their refreshingly unconventional perspective.

“Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards create a stunning, forward-looking sound that charts a path for innovation in folk music.” — PopMatters