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August 2020
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The Folk Project Television Show

Every Sunday at 3:00pm
 
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, 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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09 Aug
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Del Rey

7: PM
Del Ray 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

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

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

The DonJuans

7: PM
The DonJuans are the gifted duo of Don Henry and Jon Vezner . They are Grammy award winners, whiz-bang performers and long-time Folk Project favorites.  When they graced our Troubadour stage touring with Tom Paxton their exquisite vocals and harmonies blew us away. Their songs have been recorded by Harry Belafonte, John Mellencamp, Neil Diamond, Ray Charles, Judy Collins, Pete Seeger, Janis Ian, John Denver,  Peter, Paul & Mary and Bob Dylan… to name just a few! Listen to the video of their forever love song Where You've Been and you'll understand why I cried today.
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21 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

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
September 2020

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

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

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

Karyn Oliver

7: PM
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

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

Tom Paxton – Wednesday Special Concert 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
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August 2020

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

7: PM
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

7: PM
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

7: PM
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

7: PM
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

7: PM
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
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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
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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
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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
Photo of Loise Mosrie with guitar

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
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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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