folk rock / americana | Denver, Colorado

Meet the members of The Belle Jar: Miss Emily Rose Lewis

Emily Lewis

Hometown?
Manhattan, KS

Favorite movie?
Toss up between Much Ado About Nothing (Kenneth Branagh) and Vicky Cristina Barcelona (Woody Allen)

What was the first CD you owned?
Fiona Apple – Tidal

Favorite food?
Ice cream

Favorite adult beverage?
Three way tie between Mountain Sun Brewery’s Annapurna Amber, Moscow Mule, Mojito

In a zombie apocalypse, what is your weapon of choice and why?
Crossbow. Ninja-like stealth and quickness, and I don’t have to get too close to a zombie to use it. Gross.

What was the first song you learned how to play on your instrument?
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

Best book you’ve read recently?
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Favorite venue to play in Denver?
The Walnut Room

What is your spirit animal (and why)?
Dragonfly. Or the Owl. Depending on if I feel like being the bringer of life or the bringer of death (See the zombie apocalypse question).

What Denver band have you been listening to the most?
Strange Americans

Favorite thing about rockin’ out in a folk rock band?
The fiddle works well and isn’t obliterated by other instruments. How many successful death metal violinists have you heard of?? Also, I still have my hearing intact after a show!

Hear Emily’s beautiful violin parts on our new album Union Station. Find it on iTunes and Bandcamp.

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