Gregory Alan Isakov
July 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$1 from each ticket sold for this show will support Seed Savers Exchange, a 44-year-old nonprofit doing the critical work of saving and sharing open-pollinated, heirloom, and organic seeds and plants—putting healthy, fresh food in gardens and on tables today, and protecting the biodiversity of our seed supply for tomorrow.”
Many musicians have day jobs to make ends meet. However, few artists maintain the lifestyle kept by Gregory Alan Isakov. The Colorado-based indie-folk artist is a full-time farmer who sells vegetable seeds and grows various market crops on his three-acre farm, while also tending to a thriving musical career.
“I switch gears a lot,” he says. “I wake up really early in the growing season, and then in the winters, I’m up all night. I’m constantly moving back and forth.”
Isakov had an easier time balancing his two passions while making his fourth full-length studio album, Evening Machines. In between farm duties, the multi-instrumentalist wrote and recorded in a studio housed in a barn on his property. Like the farm, this studio has a communal atmosphere, filled with instruments and gear stored there by musician friends—gear Isakov always leaves on, just in case inspiration strikes.