Union Stage Presents: Avi Kaplan – Floating on a Dream
Doors 7:00 PM | Show 8:00 PM | All Ages | Presented by Union Stage | Note: The charge on your credit card will show up as “Jammin Java
By the time Avi Kaplan launched his solo career in 2017, he’d already built an audience that stretched across the globe, racking up three GRAMMY Awards as a member of the platinum-selling vocal group Pentatonix. Kaplan knew he needed to return to his own artistic foundation—to the organic acoustic-driven rock and roots music that had provided the soundtrack to his upbringing in rural California.
That musical evolution began with 2020’s I’ll Get By EP and carried through last year’s single, “Song For the Thankful.” Now comes Floating on a Dream from Fantasy Records, Avi’s debut full-length solo LP, which further broadens his artistry into enthralling new territory. Produced by Shooter Jennings (Brandi Carlile, The White Buffalo), the album is rendered in long shadows and moody high relief, reflecting Kaplan’s Californian roots and fascination with the American West. Through country, blues, soul, folk, tribal drums, and a touch of gospel, Kaplan explores matters of the heart, truth, morality, and the search for relevance across the album’s 11 original tracks. At the core though, there is that voice. From a haunting falsetto to its deepest bass tones, his instrument is unlike anything else in modern music.