2011-12 CALENDAR
all shows 7:30 unless noted
Age: 17
Birthday: November 28
School: Westside
Favorite vacation: Whistler
Favorite book: Skaters rule 
Favorite movie: Hit the dirt
Favorite quote: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consectetuer adipiscing.
 
sat-oct 15...7:30 pm
david JACOBs-STRAIN
CD Release: Live from the  LEFT COAST
“Sings and plays slide-driven country blues with a passion and authority that few artists of any age can muster. But besides firing off compelling covers of traditional tunes. . . his original songs have served to update and evolve the idiom...           -Washington Post
        www.davidjacobs-strain.com
                               
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sat-Nov 5...7:30 pm
PETER OSTROUSHKO w/ Danny Gotham, guitar
“There may be no other living person on this planet who can play faster than Ostroushko...he can add filigrees and detail that is downright ear-boggling.”   -Oakland Tribune 
                -Oakland Tribune
Website: www.peterostroushko.com    

OPENING: JOHN KRIBS  
   
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Sun-oct 2...7 PM    aLL ABOUT THE DRUMS
   Percussionists Cheryl Prashker, songwriter-guitarist Reggie Harris (of Kim & Reggie Harris) and percussionist Brian Melick  and poet Barbara Chepaitis on drums, guitar and spoken word in an unforgettable evening with the spotlight on rhythm. 
  
www.kimandreggie.com www.cherylprashker.com         www.uduboy.com [Brian Melick]


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Past Shows:  Oct 2011-May 2012





Sun, Dec 11 ...7 PM   SING SOLSTICE!
 Kim & Reggie Harris and MAGPIE
w/ Pokingbrook Morris Dancers ; Ade Knowles & 
ensemble Congeros (Afro-Cuban percussion) 

“In the deepest dark you can feel the brightest sparks of hope and love.”   
                -Paul Winter
magpiemusic.com / kimandreggie.com
                        
                                



                                               
                                                  
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SAT DEC 10...7:30 pm
An Evening with Dar Williams
"Seasons change, but Williams remains both ambitious and pleasingly plain-spoken... And importantly, she seems more at ease than ever."   
                - Rolling Stone
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sat-nov 19...RED MOLLY CD Release : Light in the Sky 
Laurie MacAllister (bass, banjo), Abbie Gardner (dobro, guitar, lap steel guitar) & Molly Venter (guitar) - weaving lush, distinctive three-part harmonies - form one of the most vocally harmonic and fastest-growing folk/bluegrass groups in acoustic music. 
www.redmolly.com   

OPENING: PAT WICTOR

                         
http://www.redmolly.comhttp://www.proctors.org/events/8th-step-peter-ostroushkoshapeimage_10_link_0
Listenhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mM312YYAlw&feature=related
Videohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKLImAjCzhA
Fri, Jan 6...
BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE 
Not just any old legendary singer-songwriter, she is one of Canada's most intelligent, politically astute and effortlessly glamourous performers- and she's got more university degrees than you've had hot dinners.
                            -Eye Magazine
First Nations singer songwriter, artist, educator and activist returns!
     www.creativenative.com   http://www.creativenative.comshapeimage_13_link_0
 
YouTube: Buffy Sainte-Mariehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5cBrjVefjE&feature=related
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Sat-Jan 7...RED HORSE
JOHN GORKA, ELIZA GILKYSON & LUCY KAPLANSKY
come together as the new folk supergroup -  three of the most revered songwriters in folk music, who have inspired and paved the road for countless musicians and songwriters on the road today.
YouTubehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KRDY09Y0eU&NR=1
Sat-Jan 28...AZTEC TWO-step
cd reLease: Cause & Effect
“Some of the most endearing, beautiful                             music I’ve heard in a long time...a                                    unique, exquisite act”  -Performance Today
Lucky for us, folk/rock duo Rex Fowler and Neal 
Shulman have spent a lifetime making music together - four decades, to be precise. 
www.aztectwostep.com
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YouTubehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3oU0aH1rq4&feature=related
Sat-Feb 4...FRANK VIGNOLA
“Can play more musically at ridiculous tempos   than just about anyone I've heard. Vignola had the crowd in the palm of his hand for every solo”        -The Jazz Session, Tanglewood                                                                  
"One of the brightest...stars of the guitar" -NY Times
www.frankvignola.com   
                        
Sat-Feb 25...ROBIN & LINDA WILLIAMS & Their Fine GROUP          CD Release:  STonewall country
“Individually their voices can melt cheese, and in duet they can do all-purpose welding.”   -Garrison Keillor                                                      
"Vocally and instrumentally, the Williamses combine impeccable musical discipline with a bare simplicity and an utter lack of pretension."      -The New York Times        $26, GE http://www.frankvignola.comhttp://www.frankvignola.comshapeimage_20_link_0shapeimage_20_link_1

                                                                     

 
fri-oct 21...7:30 pm
holly near
w/ john bucchino, piano; gueat Laura Love
“Sings and plays slide-driven country blues with a passion and authority that few artists of any age can muster. But besides firing off compelling covers of traditional tunes. . . his original songs have served to update and evolve the idiom...           -Washington Post
sat-Dec 3...7:30 pm
ZoË LewiS
CD ReLEAse: Rotary phone
"She stormed the main stage playing everything     from swinging folk and latin jazz to acoustic funk         and sprightly celtic flavoured tunes...boundless         energy"     -Ottawa Express
    www.zoelewis.com                         
sUN-Dec 4 ...7 PM
ANNE HILLS & DAVID ROTH
cd release: Rhubarb  TREES
Celebrating a very special event with two of America’s most talented and beloved folk performers -- a brand new joint CD on Wind River Records. This is one harmonic convergence!
www.annehills.com      www.davidroth.com                  
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    The story of these three American heroes and the long

struggle to bring their killers to justice.


WINNER! 16 Festival Awards Worldwide    


20 min. opening:  MAGPIE and KIM & REGGIE HARRIS,

contributors to soundtrack              •••Q&A after the film                        


Sun-Jan 29...2:30 pm: FILM, Q&A & MUSIC:
TRAILERhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUfNttzqV4U&feature=player_embedded#!
YouTubehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vv8o8pcmXjo&feature=list_related&playnext=1&list=AVGxdCwVVULXef6wG4fDCsoLV9dBf93MVi
Fri-Mar 23...FERRON with Karen Savoca
Critically acclaimed Canadian singer, songwriter and poet, her touring career has spanned three decades and produces some of contemporary acoustic music’s most beautiful songs, like her haunting “Snowing in Brooklyn.” As a wordsmith, she’s second to none.
Savoca & Heitzman have taken seven SAMMY Awards, Savoca & Heitsman’s notable appearances include The Today Show, A Prairie Home Companion, Mountain Stage, Big Top Chautauqua, The Vancouver, Edmonton & Winnipeg Folk Festivals.
Sat-Mar 10...SUSAN McKEOWN
with Michael Brunnock
"She walks on the wild side of Gaelic melody”                    -Boston Globe                                                  
One of the strongest, most expressive voices to come out of Ireland - her primal sound comes from an endlessly adventurous musical spirit, a strong, richly colored contralto and the enlivening intelligence of her songs.  
Irish singer-songwriter MICHAEL BRUNNOCK  was chosen by David Byrne and Bonny Prince Billy to sing five of their original songs for the soundtrack of Sean Penn’s soon-to-be-released film “This Must Be The Place.”

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Sat-Apr 14...ROY ZIMMERMAN
Funny songs about ignorance, war & greed
He’s pledged to perform in every state before the national elections, and that’s what he’s doing -  singing THE BEST satirical songs, his own - original songs about class warfare, creationism, same-sex marriage, guns, marijuana, abstinence, Republicans (a lot of songs about Republicans).
YouTubehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bja2ttzGOFM
Sat-Apr 21...CHERYL WHEELER
singer-songwriter-comedienne
"A rare artist...strong poetry, complex melodies, clever wit”      -SingOut
There are two distinct Cheryl Wheelers, and fans of the New England songwriter relishing watching the two tussle for control of the mic.
Sat-may 5...PETER YARROW
with bethany & rufus
A major figure in the folk music revival and well beyond, the musician, songwriter and activist weaves a narrative of his life in music and politics, punctuating the major events with his music we all know and love. Indeed, he has produced some of the most moving songs sung by his folk supergroup Peter, Paul & Mary, including “Puff, the Magic Dragon,” “Day is Done”, “Light One Candle” and “The Great Mandala.” 
BETHANY & RUFUS - Peter’s talented daughter Bethany Yarrow & her partner create a soul-stirring experience of American roots music.
FRI-may 11...
SHEILA JORDAN & FRIENDS
cameron brown, bass; Billy Drummond, drums; 
Ray gallon, piano
“Sheila Jordan’s heart must pump with 
a syncopated beat...a jazz singer of 
impeccable taste and talent, there 
seems to be bebop in her every breath.”  
                 -Greg Haymes, Times Union
 
“With a voice as supple as lamb’s skin and tough as cowhide”  -Wavelength
Tues-MAY 1...DOUGIE MacLEAN
"Musical heartbreaker...immense talent”                 -Times Dispatch
Legendary Scottish songwriter, storyteller, guitarist, fiddler and magical performer, MacLean lives in Butterstone near Dunkeld, in the beautiful Tay Valley, Perthshire, Scotland. He tours the world with his unique blend of lyrical, roots-based songwriting and instrumentals. His moving song “Caledonia” and melody “The Gael” (used in The Last of the Mohicans) have been recorded by hundreds of artists and enjoyed by millions worldwide.
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