Monthly List
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
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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
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Songs that Sing to Me

Every Monday at 7:00pm
 
Jay Wilensky invites us all to this Folk Project on-line song circle. In difficult times, we all look for community and comfort. We find both in our music and in this e-Gathering. Join us to sing, recite or listen to a song that is especially meaningful to you. In these stressful times, this is your time to say a few words about why and how your music speaks to all of us.
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10 Aug
7:00 pm - 9:00 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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