Named one of our “Local Artists to Watch in 2016,” the ladies of folk act The Ladles stopped in for a captivating, harmony-filled Neighborhood Sessions. With their delicate plucking and three-part harmonies one might be quick to compare them to British all-female trio The Staves. Sure, The Ladles leave their audience in the same awed silence and the band makeup seems special in a male-dominated genre, but the similarities don’t go far beyond that. For one thing, The Ladles actually know their traditional folk songs. Below you can listen to a selection of originals, and a cover of “Father Neptune,” a song by Connie Converse, a folksinger – or as the BBC notes, the first modern singer-songwriter – with mysterious disappearance. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.