CD Reviews 

Live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House 

I’m sure it’s a revered and wonderful building, but how does the name of an opera house end up with the word chunk in it? I’m sure it’s a revered and wonderful building, but how does the name of an opera house end up with the word chunk in it? Anyway, this new live recording is actually the first to feature their new line up with Heather Masse on board. Over the course of seventeen tracks they revisit some old songs, however a majority of the selections have not previously appeared on their recordings. Those include the much sought after cover of Jane Siberry’s “Calling All Angels.” They take an ages old tradition of harmony singing and earthy tunes and give them what they need to survive for subsequent generations.