WEEKLY WORKSHOPS ONLINE:
Songs that Sing to Me (Mondays, Jay Wilensky); Teach Your Guitar to Sing (Streamed On Demand, Bob McNally); Stayaway Songwriters Circle (Thursdays, Dave Kleiner)

CONCERTS ONLINE EVERY TUESDAY and FRIDAY:

Attendance is free. 100% of donations go to the Artists. Click here to sign up for notifications in Email.
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December 2020

Brett Fuentes

Brett Fuentes has played venues from Brazil to California to New York. He's worked solo and in bands surrounded by accomplished musicians to develope a huge catalogue of work in multiple styles. From hard driven rock songs to passionate vocals and acoustic guitar, Brett reaches a wide variety of listeners. His resonant baritone voice is supported by an army of instruments, including guitars, piano, drums and bass. It's a pleasure to introduce this unique and powerful musical force to our Folk Project friends and folk aficionados.
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01 Dec
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Stuart Kabak

7: PM
Stuart Kabak is an extraordinary songwriter. His songs contain a combination of unique music and powerful, precise stories with quality images in the lyrics. Stuart’s songs create an emotional path that leads each listener to a thoughtful and beautiful truth. He is a five-time Fast Folk magazine veteran and has won numerous songwriting awards from such organizations as The Great American Song Contest, The Los Angeles International Festival of New Music and The South Florida Folk Festival. Stuart is renowned as the “Captain” of Pirate Camp at the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival.
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04 Dec
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Folk Project Television Show

Join your host, Joe Guzzo, for the next episode of the Folk Project Television Show. You can find it on our YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/c/FolkProjectVideo, most Sundays at 3 PM Eastern Time.

Each week, I will bring you past performances from the archives of Horses Sing None of It program. When I get video performances from members of The Folk Project, I will air them. Additionally, I am working hard to bring you interviews of performers in the world of Folk music. Even though I may muse on various subjects each week, the emphasis of the show will always be on the music. That’s why The Folk Project exists, after all. Be sure to join me this coming Sunday!
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06 Dec
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Antje Duvekot

Antje Duvekot is one of the brightest stars on the American folk music scene. Her vocals are distinct, exquisite, and  rich - simultaneously and immediately disarming and embracing Her deftly-created lyrics shed an honest, unflinching light into the darkest corners of her life and our times.  Her atmospheric arrangements enhance a lyrical tension that blurs the line between hopefulness and helpless illusion. Her performances are brilliant, honest, and superbly executed.
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08 Dec
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tekla Waterfield with Jeff Fielder

Tekla Waterfield lives in the wide-open realm of Americana Roots music, incorporating elements of folk, country, indie, rhythm and blues, and soul.  Her vocals ooze a delicate sincerity one moment and kick-butt virtuosity the next. When she collaborates with her producer/guitarist/husband, Jeff Fielder, the results are stellar. Waterfield writes gentle, encompassing lyrics that stick in your and heart long after a performance. One minute they inspire, then they are heartbreaking, one moment they are healing, and next they are blasting out fun.
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11 Dec
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Amy Speace

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Amy Speace is one of the great contemporary singer/songwriters, with a voice that sends shivers down your spine and a well-travelled life whose ups and downs are chronicled in the poetry of her music. According to Mary Gauthier, "Folk music doesn’t get any better than this." Amy is a modern folksinger whose music nods to the genre's 1970s glory days. She has spent two decades chronicling the high marks, heartbreaks, and hard roads of a life logged on the road. She's been a tireless traveler, chasing the dream from the coffeehouses of New York City to larger stages across the globe. Along the way, she's built an international audience
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15 Dec
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Juliana Parker Edelston

Juliana Parker is making a big splash on the folk scene.  If you missed her astounding opening set at our Livingston Taylor concert or her killer act at the Acoustic Getaway or her boffo success at her previous streaming Stayaway concert, you have a second chance to see and hear this talented, energetic and creative songwriter and performer.  Juliana is a second-generation performer - proud member of the Edelston Clan - and has spent a lifetime in our Folk Project family.
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18 Dec
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Happy Zoom Year Party

The Stayaway's Happy Zoom Year Party is more than a celebration. We're saying good riddance to one of the worst years in memory.Why the 29th? We couldn't wait to say goodbye. Let's do it together and with music. The evening will start with members performing and end with a group conversation. The first 12 performers to email stayaway@folkproject.org can reserve a five-minute spot to perform.
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29 Dec
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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November 2020

Tom Chapin

7: PM
Tom Chapin is a multi-talented singer/songwriter/guitarist who has established a reputation for insightful, heartfelt songcraft, masterful fingerpicking, and charismatic live performance. He continues to engage the hearts, minds and imaginations of young listeners with witty, life-affirming original songs delivered in a sophisticated array of musical styles. Join The Folk Project and this beloved artist for a Special Thanksgiving Friday concert.
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27 Nov
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Greg Greenway

Greg Greenway is a brilliant presence on the national folk music scene. His voice is pure, strong, and passionate. His writing is poignant and significant one moment, disarming and joyous the next. His artistry on guitar, piano, and ukulele reflect his roots and inspirations from gospel, rock, blues, Jazz, and world music. His is the poetry of freedom, justice and equality. His is the energy of sunshine.
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24 Nov
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Mike + Ruthy of The Mammals

Mike + Ruthy of The Mammals are Mike Merenda and Ruth Ungar. When it comes to chemistry, they have plenty to spare. Onstage, they are Mike + Ruthy, a husband-and-wife duo setting the indie-folk scene ablaze. Singers and storytellers, poets and parents, the two tour with their children in tow, embodying a down-home approach to Americana. Bouncing between festivals and intimate venues, these troubadours bring harmony-driven fiddle and banjo tunes to more than 100 shows a year.
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20 Nov
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Chapin Sisters

The Chapin Sisters, Abigail and Lily, have been singing and harmonizing from their youth, first in Brooklyn, NY and later the Hudson River Valley. They have been heard on their father's, Tom Chapin's, albums for children (which have won him three Grammys) and other recordings as well as at festivals, benefits and tribute shows. Along the way they've earned kudos in the media for melding folk music roots with modernist sensibilities and for their alluring vocals. Amazon.com praises their "enchanting harmonies and lyrics that are infused with as much hope as they are longing."
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17 Nov
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Raina Rose

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Raina Rose is a poet with a graceful presence, thoughtful lyrics, and a unique voice that captures your heart and doesn’t let go. As the second daughter of a country music historian and a Jewish poet, Americana musician and songwriter Raina Rose revels in sharing with you her beautifully twisted, yet refreshingly optimistic perspective on the world. Her unique voice and exceptional guitar playing transcend age, gender, generation, and even catch the ears of those who aren't typically into acoustic guitar-driven songwriting. It is only fair to tell you that Mark and Robin, Stayaway Chaircouple, are big Raina Rose fans. We are in love with her, her music, and the message she brings to her music. We missed you, Raina, and it’s great to welcome you back to the Folk Project.
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13 Nov
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Fisher & Kean

Fisher & Kean combine the vocal magic of singer / songwriter and sometimes blues diva Deborah Anne Fisher with guitar wizard, songwriter, and performer in his own right Paul Kean. Purveyors of folk, rock, blues and songs of conscience, their show is top-notch, amazing and meaningful. 
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10 Nov
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cowboy Ernie Sites

Ernie Sites is a Western entertainer who has made a career of preserving the traditional ethics of an ever-changing cowboy lifestyle.  He brings a sincere love, a gorgeous voice and a truly intelligent sense of this fascinating culture to every performance. He’s a true Southern Idaho cowboy, with talents that include western performer, songwriter, cowboy poet, trick roper, bull rider, rodeo clown, bareback rider, team roper and calf roper. He has traveled the world over, using his gifts to teach people about the music, lifestyle, poetry and lore of the West.
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06 Nov
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Reggie Harris

Reggie Harris combines spirituals and roots music, historic inspiration, and moving original songs, often on the themes of unity and social justice. A songwriter of great depth and insight, Reggie writes from a personal but accessible place that reveals his deep sense of humanity and a uniquely positive worldview. He is a trailblazer who performs for audiences of all ages. His effervescently humorous and hopeful presence has led fans to label him the “Ambassador of Joy, Hope, and Freedom.” With that spirit in mind, Reggie will celebrate us all in the Stayaway’s Election Day concert.
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03 Nov
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
October 2020

Stu Fuchs

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Stu Fuchs weaves virtuosity, humor, audience participation and soulful musicianship into his uplifting performances. His music spans jazz, world and original styles with playing that is both meditative and exciting.  Stu is a heart-centered, award-winning musician and teaching artist.  His Folk Project fans have the utmost praise for his performances at The Acoustic Getaway, The NJ Uke Fest, and The Troubadour Acoustic Concert Series and they look forward to his Stayaway premiere.
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27 Oct
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Judy Collins & Chatham County Line

Judy Collins is presenting a special on-demand video concert and the Folk Project Acoustic Stayaway community has been invited to participate and attend. The concert may be streamed at any time on October 23 or 24. VIP tickets to a Zoom chat with Judy at 8 PM on either evening are also available. Click HERE for details.

Judy has inspired audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable songwriting, personal life triumphs, and a firm commitment to social activism. Her luminescent presence shines brightly as new generations bask in the glow of her iconic 55-album body of work, and heed inspiration from her spiritual discipline which allowed her to thrive in the music industry for half a century. Chatham County Line embraces an all acoustic instrumentation and the modern songwriting of leader Dave Wilson. The band has graced stages all across the U.S. as well as mainland Europe, Scandinavia, Ireland and the United Kingdom.
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23 - 24 Oct

Dave Kleiner

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Dave Kleiner has a genuine love of music, the finely-honed skills of a master showman, and the ability to convey meaningful and brilliant insights through his catalogue of original, beloved songs. Dave creates a bond with every audience through his wonderful sense of what’s fun and what’s funny. With a wry, yet compassionate perspective he brings heart-warming insight into the plights and the pain we all experience. Dave’s silly, self-deprecating humor will grab your attention, while the poignancy of his meaningful songs will simmer in your soul for a long, sweet time.
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23 Oct
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Dave Nachmanoff

Dave Nachmanoff is a one-man wrecking crew, a singer-songwriter of rare humor and subtlety, a top-national-level guitarist, a thrilling pianist, and a great vocalist.  His broad range of styles reaches from quiet, sensitive and touching to upbeat folk-pop to Tin Pan Alley and jazz, then over to blues and rock, and then back again. Dave is a talented, good-hearted, funny, compassionate, and sincere performer and songwriter.
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20 Oct
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Carla Ulbrich

Carla Ulbrich is insightful, smart, and charming. Oh, yeah, and wicked, wicked funny. Behind the smirk, the sarcasm, and the wit is an amazing ability to humanize the world’s woes with a huge dose of the ridiculous. She’s got the voice, the guitar chops and the delivery of a great entertainer, with the take-charge presence of a great comedienne - because that’s what she is. Take the tiniest moment, turn it into the absurdest embarrassment, throw in a pinch of self-deprecation and a wink. That’s Carla.
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16 Oct
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jack Williams

Jack Williams is a celebrated singer/songwriter of national stature and an absolutely dazzling guitarist of such renown that Sing Out! Magazine describes him as “one of the strongest guitarists in contemporary folk.”  He fuses his career-long success in jazz, classical, rock, blues, country and folk styles into an amazing and delightful performance.  His voice is expressive, soulful and gritty. His guitar arrangements and improvisations are thrilling. His lyrics are direct and stirring. And every Jack Williams performance is a gem.
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13 Oct
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cosy Sheridan

Cosy Sheridan mixes a gorgeous, trained voice with skillful fingerpicking and a songwriter’s knack for being exquisitely honest, feisty and wickedly funny. Her insightful and humanitarian commentaries on life, love, and culture make every performance a cherished evening and each song a joy to hear.
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09 Oct
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

David Roth

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David Roth is an outstanding artist whose unique songs, offbeat observations, moving stories, sense of hilarity, and powerful messages have made him a favorite musician internationally, nationally, at the Folk Project and at Getaways past. He’s graced the stage of every major folk and acoustic festival, concert hall, and coffeehouse across the country to rave reviews and loving audiences.
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06 Oct
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Happy Traum

7: PM
Happy Traum is a legendary folk musician with a national reputation as a performer, writer, editor, folklorist, teacher and recording artist.  From the 1950s and the Greenwich Village music scene of the 1960s, through the Woodstock music scene of the 1970s and 1980s, and beyond until the current day he has performed extensively throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and Japan. He has appeared on recordings as a featured artist,and as a member of various ensembles with the likes of Bob Dylan, Chris Smither, Maria Muldaur, Eric Andersen, Rory Block, Jerry Jeff Walker, Allen Ginsberg, Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel and innumerable others.
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02 Oct
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
September 2020

Liz Longley

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Liz Longley is best known for her stop-you-in-your-tracks voice and as an accomplished songwriter based out of Nashville. Her voice is a thing of beauty. Her music is deeply emotional. Her lyrics are clever and witty. Liz has earned accolades from some of the most prestigious songwriting competitions in the country, including the BMI John Lennon Songwriting Scholarship Competition.
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29 Sep
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Alice Howe & Freebo

Alice Howe & Freebo are coming to Stayaway. Alice is a rising voice in modern folk in the United States. Her voice and music starts with a direct and simple beauty and ends with a tough blues, dirty soul, and straight-up rock ’n’ roll aggression. Her singing is luminous and warm, her lyrics are smart and affecting.

Freebo, Alice’s mentor, collaborator and producer, was Bonnie Raitt’s beloved bassist for a decade, a veteran of performances and collaborations with Crosby, Stills, & Nash, Ringo Starr, Loudon Wainwright III, Neil Young, Dr. John, and more.
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25 Sep
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tom Paxton with The DonJuans

Tom Paxton’s songs are so powerful and lyrical, written from the heart and the conscience, and they reach their mark, our most inner being. He writes stirring songs of social protest and gentle songs of love, each woven together with his personal gift for language. His melodies haunt, his lyrics reverberate. I have sung Tom’s songs for three decades and will go on doing so in the new century, for they are beautiful and timeless, and meant for every age.” - Judy Collins
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23 Sep
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Mustard’s Retreat

Mustard’s Retreat has been delighting audiences by telling stories for 40 years.  These accomplished songwriters and musicians on guitar, dulcimer, electric bass, mandolin, harmonica and pennywhistle are witty, insightful, fun and profound. They will give you things to laugh about for days to come and to remember for years.
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22 Sep
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Karyn Oliver

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Karyn Oliver, winner of the 2020 South Florida Folk Festival Songwriters' Competition, is part Joan Osborne, a touch of Janis Joplin and a bit of Emmylou Harris – effortlessly oscillating from bluesy to country and back. Maverick Magazine, says, “Karyn Oliver certainly appears to have the voice and writing skills to ride in their slipstream until the time is right for her to take over.
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18 Sep
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Robert Jones and Matt Watroba

Robert Jones and Matt Watroba play music that matters. It is rich and diverse, direct and powerful - a blend of American roots music that reflects the history, social change, migration, hopes and dreams of our common story and our shared humanity. Their show delivers a wonderful message of love, friendship and tolerance: where we have been, where we are, and hopefully where we can go.
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15 Sep
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Olga Alvarez & Gerry Hazel

Olga "Olguita" Alvarez and Gerry Hazel are a couple whose love and lives are bound in beautiful music. Olguita (ol-GUI-tah) performs in English and Spanish. She was born in Cuba. As a young teenager in Puerto Rico, she released eight studio albums in multiple Latin American countries and the U.S.. Olga is now an award-winning broadcast journalist on Telemundo and Univision. Gerry is a distinguished vocalist and songwriter, honing his skills on the Folk Project’s Troubadour stage and earning a cadre of fans in the process. 
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11 Sep
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Steel City Jug Slammers

The Steel City Jug Slammers has all the charm of a century-old traveling music show fresh off the train. They will hold your attention captive from the first blow of the jug and pluck of the washtub bass until the final joyous note rings out from their classic old time harmonies and glorious vocal blends.
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08 Sep
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Heather Pierson with Shawn Nadeau

Heather Pierson is an amazing talent, as comfortable and adept with bluegrass as she is with folk and jazz. Her gorgeous, rich vocals, her mesmerizing work on piano, guitar, and tenor banjo, and her insightful, soul-baring songwriting will leave you breathless and aching for more.  She's one of the sweetest, nicest people you've ever met, but on stage she transforms into a world-class performer, an artist who speaks the language of music in as many dialects as her abilities will allow.
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04 Sep
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Carolann Solebello

Carolann Solebello is a performing songwriter born and bred in New York City.  Best known to national audiences as a founding member of both Red Molly and No Fuss and Feathers, Carolann’s smooth, compelling voice and warm acoustic guitar style give a secure nod to rural folk traditions with a decidedly urban sense of rhythm and a sophisticated phrasing that bends those traditional forms into more contemporary shapes. Carolann is a beloved and cherished artist, a friend of the Folk Project and folk music communities everywhere.
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01 Sep
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
August 2020

Martin Swinger

Martin Swinger is an eloquent and charmingly charismatic performer. He sings songs worth listening to. His experience growing up gay in a small Southern town, surviving by the grace of Readers Digest classic books and a love for poetry, inspired him to create ingenious songs which surprise the listener with an easy intimacy, a clever sense of humor, a clearly spoken ‘truthy-ness’ and a big dose of heart. Listen to the sample video all the way through to the "punchline" and you will understand Martin's magic and what makes him a Folk Project favorite.
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28 Aug
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Connie Kaldor

Connie Kaldor is one of Canada’s finest songwriters. She has toured around the world, won Junos and is a member of the Order of Canada, as well as winning a Western Literature award, but you can hear the blizzards and heat waves fo the Saskatchewan Prairie in her lyrics when she belts out a note from her gorgeous voice. She has built an enormous following one song and one show at a time. She has enormous versatility, as shown by her work in musicals, film and web series, but her live shows are the bedrock of her artistry and career.
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25 Aug
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Don Henry

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Don Henry writes remarkable songs and sings them with extraordinary tenderness, humor, whimsy, and sincerity. His lyrics are catchy, memorable, and entertaining. His voice and his melodies match his messages of mirth, pain, love and understanding with exquisite emotional directness and connection. A multiple Grammy Award winner, Don Henry is the songwriter other songwriters love to hear.
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21 Aug
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Trout Fishing in America

Trout Fishing in America is the beloved and prolific folk-rock and children's music duo composed of guitarist Ezra Idlet and bassist Keith Grimwood. They’ve earned four Grammy nominations by creating a host of catchy, silly songs suitable for children and that adults just can’t get enough of. Their fans know their repertoire contains a host of more serious folk-rock and country fare. The Project's Getaway and Troubadour fans are ecstatic to have Ezra and Keith "back in the house."
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18 Aug
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Rachael Kilgour

Rachael Kilgour’s music is sincere and lyric-driven, both brave and humane. Her voice reflects a deep emotional connection to personal and social truths. Kilgour’s writing is masterfully crafted, with a delivery that cuts deep, while maintaining a clear and resolute simplicity. Rolling Stone wrote that  "Kilgour's unapologetic lyrics are a real treat.” Throw in her mesmerizing vocals and you’re in for a great show.
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14 Aug
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Del Rey

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Del Rey is one of the finest, most enjoyable and talented entertainers, vocalists, musicians, teachers and lovable personalities you’ll find. She is acknowledged internationally as one of the finest finger-style Piedmont guitarists, a standout on the ukulele, and a delightful, rip-roaring performer with an accessible, charming personality.
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11 Aug
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Christine Lavin

Christine Lavin is legendary - an iconic singer/songwriter whose insightful and meaningful lyrics range from quirky to touching to outright hilarious. She has an extraordinary eye for detail, a comic’s vision for the absurd, and a huge and fearless heart. Christine is one of the most popular and respected performers in the folk music genre, and her show is a cherished experience for all.
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07 Aug
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Crys Matthews

Crys Matthews blends Americana, folk, jazz, blues, bluegrass and funk into a bold, complex performance steeped in traditional melodies and punctuated by honest, original lyrics. Crys's songs are thoughtful, realistic and emotional. They speak to the voice of our generation and remind us why music indeed soothes the soul.
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04 Aug
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
July 2020

Tim Easton

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Tim Easton’s vocals are distinctive and captivating, infusing every word of every verse in every song with connective emotion. His songwriting is exquisite, featuring people-based storytelling and personal traveling tales, peppered with bold confessions or "tell it as it is" reality.  Rolling Stone Magazine praised him as "having a novelist's sense of humanity. This is Tim’s Folk Project premiere, but he feels like a long-time favorite and you’ll always remember this first.
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31 Jul
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ordinary Elephant

Ordinary Elephant is absolutely extraordinary. Pete and Crystal Damore captivate audiences with their emotionally powerful and vulnerable songs, letting the listener know that they are not alone in this world. Think Gillian Welch meets Guy Clark meets Anais Mitchell, and the result is the International Folk Music Awards 2017 Artist of the Year.
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28 Jul
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

David Wilcox

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David Wilcox is a charismatic and compelling performer, whose soulful baritone brings passion, hope and grace to his brilliant and finely-crafted music. His expressive fingerpicking and crisp arrangements complete his totally awe-inspiring performances. David’s lyrics are poetry - rich journeys through the situations, ideas and feelings that are compelling and connect to us all.
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24 Jul
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jeff Daniels

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Jeff Daniels, the Emmy Winning, Tony and Golden Globe Nominated actor is also a fabulous musician and performer. Jeff invites you to join him for an intimate live streamed concert full of original music, stellar guitar work and stories from his long career. This very special concert is on a special day - Wednesday. Admission is $15, which is special.  And here's the especially, special part: After his concert, the audience will submit questions to Jeff and he'll answer them live on line.
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22 Jul
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Alasdair Fraser

Alasdair Fraser is one of the greatest exponents of the Scottish fiddle music tradition.  His warmly expressive playing, instrumental mastery and deep understanding of his native music as a venerable and continually evolving art is an inspiration to generations of musicians on both sides of the Atlantic. This master fiddler from the Scottish Lowlands plays a major role on the world stage as a both a performer and proponent of the traditional arts.
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21 Jul
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jay Ungar and Molly Mason

Jay Ungar and Molly Mason are masters of music and storytelling who generously share their lives and their music with audiences. There are so many moments and strands to savor in the course of an evening of their music. They are central figures in the American folk and traditional music scene, and two of the most beloved artists to ever grace the Folk Project stage.
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17 Jul
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Kennedys

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Pete and Maura Kennedy are celebrating over two decades of upbeat, idealist and passionate acoustic overdrive, with a heavy reliance on early rock, catchy arrangements, powerful anthems and seamless harmonies.  Maura holds down the rhythm and most vocals, while Pete propels the arrangements with outstanding lead work on the six-string acoustic guitar, a 12-string Rickenbacker electric guitar, and some profound work on the ukulele.
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14 Jul
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Claudia Schmidt

Claudia Schmidt is a truly gifted master of folk music, jazz and the spoken word. A Midwestern treasure, she is renowned for her spellbinding performances, enchanting presence, gorgeous voice and exquisite work on dulcimer and guitar. Whether performing in clubs, theaters, festivals, TV or radio, her music delights with clarity, humor and wonder.
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10 Jul
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

John McCutcheon

John McCutcheon is one of our most respected and loved folksingers. A master of a dozen different traditional instruments, most notably the rare and beautiful hammer dulcimer, his songwriting has been hailed by critics and singers around the globe.  Among his many awards are seven Grammy nominations.
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07 Jul
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

David Jacobs-Strain

David Jacobs-Strain is a fierce slide guitar player and a talented, young song poet from Oregon.  He’s known for both his virtuosity and spirit of emotional abandon. His performances move from humorous, subversive blues to delicate balladry, and then swings back to swampy rock and roll.  It’s a range that ties David to his own generation and to guitar-slinger troubadours like Robert Johnson and Jackson Browne.
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03 Jul
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
June 2020

Kathy Moser

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Kathy Moser is an award-winning songwriter, engaging performer, and passionate environmentalist dedicated to bringing positive change to the world through making music both on and off stage. Her music spans an array of musical styles, from folk to jazz to rock. Her lyrics emanate from an inner muse grounded in her own personal and spiritual growth, in addition to her love affairs with Planet Earth, people and music.
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30 Jun
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

James Keelaghan

James Keelaghan has been called one of Canada’s finest singer-songwriters and deservedly so. For almost a quarter of a century now, this poet laureate of the folk and roots music world has combined his brilliantly-defined craftsmanship and artistic vision with his absolutely distinctive and exceptionally gorgeous voice.
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26 Jun
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Petie Ronstadt

Peter Ronstadt brings his special Southwestern blend of blues, folk, and acoustic rock to The Acoustic Stayaway. He delivers a unique musical experience featuring a solo vocals, guitars, banjo, and the Pennsylvania stomp box. Petie's innovative original material is deeply sourced in his family's roots, and that includes carrying forward a sound closely tied in his infancy to his father Michael and, yes, his Aunt Linda, the beloved "First Lady of Rock" we all know and love and whose brain he loves picking for ideas on material and arrangements.
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23 Jun
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Louise Mosrie

Louise Mosrie is a vibrant voice of Southern folk and tradition-rooted Americana musics. Her authentic, homegrown and natural approach to folk, country and bluegrass is exemplified by her heartfelt writing, crystalline voice and simple, straightforward performance style.
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19 Jun
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Andrew Dunn

7: PM
Andrew Dunn is a North Jersey singer-songwriter whose wit, heart, and infectious melodies evoke memorable images and stories. His keen and often surprising observations deconstruct life's complexities. His songs frame the largest theatre-of-life events with the smallest of everyday moments, using the simplest words to construct beautiful, grand, and meaningful songs. Andrew is a beloved performer in Folk Project circles and beyond.
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16 Jun
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Joe Crookston

Joe Crookston is a fabulous songwriter, guitarist, painter, fiddler, slide player, eco-village member and believer in all things possible. He’ll  surprise you and awaken the cynics.   He’s plumbing for lyrical gold like a social archeologist.  His songs are universal, his rhythm infectious and in concert, he is funny as hell one moment and transcendent the next. He is literate, poignant and funny as hell.
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12 Jun
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Harvey Reid and Joyce Andersen

Harvey Reid and Joyce Andersen -  Like every great musical marriage, their performances are so much more than the sum of the parts.  Their talents are awe-inspiring and eclectic, a showcase for his world-class guitar arrangements and for her wonderful vocals and fiery fiddle. Brace yourselves. You're in for the full-throttle thrills and heart-pounding happiness that comes when the finest of musical talents grace our stage and workshops.
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09 Jun
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Photo of Dave Nachmanoff with guitar

Dave Nachmanoff

Dave Nachnamoff is a one-man wrecking crew, a singer-songwriter of rare humor and subtlety, a top-national-level guitarist, a thrilling pianist, and a great vocalist.  His broad range of styles reaches from quiet, sensitive and touching to upbeat folk-pop to Tin Pan Alley and jazz, and then over to blues and rock, and then back again. Dave is a talented, good-hearted, funny, compassionate, and sincere performer and songwriter.
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05 Jun
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Photo of Cliff Eberhardt with guitar

Cliff Eberhardt

Cliff Eberhardt is a master of his craft, the consummate singer-songwriter. He is a legendary artist who captures every audience with every song. There is poetry in his voice and a voice in his lyrics that speaks to the soul of music lovers of every genre. Cliff delivers an intensity and passion that fulfills every notion of what we want from a performance.
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03 Jun
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Cliff Eberhardt

In support of #TheShowMustBePaused, Cliff Eberhardt will not perform music on June 2, 2020. Instead, he will be online at the scheduled time to talk about his feelings on current issues and anything else his fans would like to discuss - events, music or otherwise. Join Cliff tomorrow at 8 PM (see next item) for the concert originally scheduled on this date.
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02 Jun
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
May 2020

Kipyn Martin

7: PM
Kipyn Martin is blessed with a truly incredible voice - an absolutely gorgeous instrument that delivers her intensely personal lyrics directly, sincerely and with crystalline clarity. Folk Project fans already know and love Kipyn as half of the “Joan & Joni” duet. We also know her for her original songs and performances that build on the legacy of a young Joni Mitchell and culminate in a unique artistic vision and a totally moving audience experience.
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29 May
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Brother Brothers

The Brother Brothers are Adam and David Moss, identical twins carrying on the folk tradition with minimal instrumentation, heartfelt lyricism, and harmonies so natural they seem to blend into one beautiful voice. Their butter-smooth close-harmony vocals and minimalist-yet-sophisticated arrangements weave a gentle bluegrass feel with an evocative lyricism that is timeless in sound and spirit. Their songs masterfully capture the human experience. Their sound is simply beautiful.
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26 May
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Onlilne

Beppe Gambetta

Beppe Gambetta is increasingly known as one of the true live masters and innovators of the acoustic guitar.  His playing and singing stand out for the intimate emotions he communicates effortlessly, never allowing his precise technical excellence and lightning speed to interfere with the message of the song.  His performance seamlessly fuses his mastery of American roots music with the music of his native Genova
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22 May
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Victoria Vox

7: PM
Victoria Vox's musical style is romantic, catchy, tinged with jazz, and filled with soul. Her personable, goofy and engaging stage presence entwines seamlessly with the heartfelt emotion and the inspiration you hear in her melodic and cleverly-written songs. Victoria's rhythmic ukulele style and astounding "Mouth Trumpet" highlight her extensive musical, vocal, songwriting, and comedic talents, but her heartfelt sensitivity is always present.
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19 May
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Chasin’ The Blues – A Video Journey with Toby Walker

Toby Walker kicks off our Sunday double-header at 2 PM with a showing of Chasin' the Blues, a video with commentary documenting Walker's journey down South to meet and study blues with some of the original, old time musicians. Hear how they played and how Toby interprets their styles today.
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17 May
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Joe Jencks

7: PM
Joe Jencks is an international touring musician, award-winning songwriter, and celebrated vocalist known for his performances of musical beauty, social consciousness and spiritual exploration. Blending well-crafted instrumentals and vivid songwriting, Jencks serves it all up with a lyric voice that is rich and meaningful.
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15 May
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Don White

7: PM
Don White is an award-winning singer/songwriter, a comedian, an author, and a storyteller who's been bringing audiences to laughter and tears for thirty years. He has joined master storytellers Bil Lep and Bill Harley in Father’s Daze, a hilarious three-man storytelling show about the triumphs and tribulations of fatherhood and has toured for nine years with folk songwriting legend Christine Lavin.
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12 May
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Peppino D’Agostino

Peppino D’Agostino is a classical guitarist whose music is beautifully addictive, his personality charming, his talent extraordinary. He was voted Best Acoustic Guitarist by readers of Guitar Player Magazine and  recognized by the magazine as “the guitarist’s guitarist.” Leo Kottke says, “I love his sound” and Tommy Emmanuel said, “Peppino’s music is deep and beautiful.”
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08 May
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Grace Pettis

7: PM
Grace Pettis’s voice is resonant, her presence commanding, and her songwriting masterful. She’s got a style that blends folk, Americana, and country with a little bit of soul and a whole lot of talent. Her voice is both powerful and beautiful, and every nuance in every note conveys a story that connects direct to every heart. You may know Grace from her headlining performances as part of the skyrocketing supergroup Nobody's Girl.
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05 May
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

David Rimelis

David Rimelis is a multi-faceted and enormously talented performer, whose infectious joy and winning manner connects with an audience's heart and funny bone. As a showman, Dave is an absolute connector - loads of fun, passion, and a sincerity that has entertained and secured a following of fans for decades.  As a guitarist and violinist, Dave has toured the United States, South America, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and the Middle East.
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01 May
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
April 2020

Dennison & Donahue

Dennison & Donahue combine traditional folk music and gospel with jazz influences to create a unique framework for Annie’s gorgeous melodies and soul-baring lyrics.
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28 Apr
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Becky Tracy & Keith Murphy

Becky Tracy's fiddling pulses through dance tunes and resonates with beauty. Keith Murphy's gentle and expressive singing in English and French is balanced by the drive and power of his guitar and foot percussion. Their range and richness of sound is striking.
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24 Apr
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Brooks Williams

Brooks Williams is a mean finger-picker and a stunning slide guitarist, with a singing style that is meaningful and heart-piercing. His performance lives at the crossroads of blues and American roots. He’s ranked in the Top 100 Acoustic Guitarists in America.
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17 Apr
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Zöe Lewis

7: PM
Zöe Lewis is charismatic, eclectic, and an engaging ball of atomic stage energy. She'll play any instrument – piano, guitar, spoons, anything – in any style - folk, originals, Latin, swing, Celtic, gypsy, anything!
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14 Apr
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Louise Mosrie

Louise Mosrie is a vibrant voice of Southern folk and tradition-rooted Americana musics. Her authentic, homegrown and natural approach to folk, country and bluegrass is exemplified by her heartfelt writing, crystalline voice and simple, straightforward performance style.
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10 Apr
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Nikki Talley

7: PM
Nikki Talley’s music delivers the sound and feel of her North Carolina heritage in every song at every show. Always genuine and always down to earth, Nikki delivers a memorable performance every time.
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07 Apr
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Christie Lenée

Christie Lenée is a captivating and natural-born composer, performer, and guitar wizard. She has a devoted national following among instrumental, folk-pop, and rock band audiences.
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03 Apr
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
March 2020
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Vance Gilbert

Vance Gilbert defies stereotypes and exceeds expectations. His remarkable audience rapport and his free spirited for songwriting that has made him a beloved and honored headliner on the national stage for decades. Vance's performances careen from vibrant to philosophical, rollicking to swinging, tender to hysterical, comical to sincere. His compelling melodies, insightful lyrics, a witty and whimsical point of view always translate into a deep and moving connection with his audiences.
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31 Mar
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Photo of Cliff Eberhardt

Cliff Eberhardt

Cliff Eberhardt is a master of his craft, the consummate singer-songwriter - a legendary artist who captures every audience with every song. There is poetry in his voice and a voice in his lyrics that speaks to the soul of music lovers of every genre. Cliff delivers an intensity and passion that fulfills every notion of what we want from a performance - the personal connection from the artist's heart to our own, a dose of wisdom earned from life's tougher roads, a bit of humor, a tear, a nod, a graceful reference that reminds us of our own lives and loves.
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27 Mar
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Photo of Juliana Parker in studio

Juliana Parker

Juliana Parker is making a big splash on the folk scene. If you missed her astounding opening set at our Livingston Taylor concert, you have a second chance tonight to see and hear this talented, energetic and creative songwriter and performer.
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24 Mar
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Toby Walker

7: PM
Toby Walker, the amazing guitarist, astounding performer, and Folk Project favorite will be performing a FREE concert over the web to kick off our Acoustic Stayaway series. Toby's expanded his palette, and this phenomenal blues artist is playing in multiple genres of late. Don't miss him.
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20 Mar
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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