You Are My Flower

Elizabeth Mitchell. |
Elizabeth Mitchell. | SYMPHONYSPACE.ORG

Smithsonian Folkways artist Elizabeth Mitchell has twice been nominated for a Grammy. This morning, joined by her family — including her 14-year-old daughter Storey — the M Shanghai String Band, a Brooklyn bluegrass ensemble, and Simi Stone, performs homespun renditions of songs by Woody Guthrie, Bob Marley, the Velvet Underground, Vashti Bunyan, and Gillian Welch. NPR calls Mitchell’s performances “some of the most uplifting kids music out there.” Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th St. Feb. 13, 11 a.m. Tickets are $18 at symphonyspace.org. The concert runs one hour.