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.

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