The Asheville, N.C., native moved to Fishtown after living in Vienna for a while because she heard the musical community was welcoming here. She's excited for the Dec. 18 show, which is supposed to be a completely improvisational set. We asked if it was hard to travel with a harp, but Lattimore says she's used to it. "I travel around pretty easily with it. If I have a friend to help me get it up and down the stairs, putting it into a van or my station wagon is no big deal."
Fishtown harpist records with Beck, Thurston Moore
Fishtown harpist Mary Lattimore is just back from Los Angeles, where she recorded on Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore's solo album.