Abigail Stauffer and the Wisdom
Genres: Neo Soul, Indie Pop
Coming to the Rackham Stage stage this summer, Abigail Stauffer and the Wisdom’s soulful take on folk and pop. Stauffer sings and strums the acoustic guitar, accompanied by cellist Dave Haughey, whose mastery over his instrument brings the gravity of jazz to their collaboration. His holistic modern approach to the cello encompasses a variety of genres and techniques, lending a striking versatility to his playing. Stauffer’s rich voice brings a depth of feeling to every performance, effortlessly jumping between registers and showcasing her vocal control and tone palette. Their songs are a captivating combination of confidence and vulnerability, drawing upon registers of pain, hope, and joy to evoke and inspire wells of emotion. Stauffer’s latest release is “Embodied,” an empowering song about reclaiming what is yours and reconnecting to what matters. Audiences are sure to feel catharsis during the Abigail Stauffer and the Wisdom set at Top of the Park this year.