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Folk Alliance Internationa Jon Brooks' Performance Alley and Private Showcases!
photo by Kevin Kelly
10 p.m. Performance Alley, in the Penn Valley Room
10:30–10:50 p.m. Lost Hollow Room 756
11:20 p.m.–Midnight With Louise Mosne and Lou Dominguez in Room 547
3:00–6:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall—Booth 312
2:00–2:30 a.m. Access Film Blue Room with Jon’s Texas friend, Cary Cooper
FOR FUTURISTIC FOLK DJs
Jon Brooks’ upcoming Borealis CD, The Smiling and Beautiful Countryside: Murder Ballads, will be released in September, 2014. For a summer advance copy, please email: Bill Garrett
Announcing PEGGY SEEGER’S “I Just Can't Stay Away” Tour
After two Farewell U.S tours, Peggy Seeger just can't stay away. She says "It's silly, you know. When I lived in the USA I was homesick for the UK. Now I'm over here and homesick for friends and acquaintances and the audiences in the USA."
Traveling with her grandson Alex MacColl, Peggy will be doing a driving tour from Boston and various points in the east coast to Chicago now being scheduled from March 13-25, 2014. Please call Josh at 708-205-4068 for booking information.
Tour Schedule (as of January 9, 2014)
Friday, March 14
The Mainstay, Rock Hall, MD, www.mainstayrockhall.org/performances. To Reserve Tickets • (410) 639-9133 • 5753 Main St
Saturday, March 15
4 PM The Chevy Chase Historical Society A one hour conversation "Memories and Melodies: Peggy Seeger in Conversation" with Mary Cliff, radio host of the “Traditions” folk music show now heard on WAMU's Bluegrass Country program. At the Chevy Chase Village Hall, 5906 Connecticut Avenue. 301-652-5726. Free. First come first served.
Saturday, March 15
8 PM Folklore Society of Greater Washington at the Washington Ethical Society Auditorium $15 donation, members free (tentative). The Washington Ethical Society auditorium is at 7750 16th Street, NW, just south of the corner of Kalmia Road, NW about four blocks inside the District from the Maryland line, close to the Silver Spring metro stop. FSGW hot line: 202-546-2228. http://fsgw.org/myorgnet/public.php
Sunday, March 16
Bethlehem, PA 4:30 PM Seventy minute concert Godfrey Daniels, 7 E 4th St, (610) 867-2390 Admission TBA, http://www.godfreydaniels.org/home.aspx
Monday, March 17
Amherst, MA 7:30 PM. Pioneer Valley Cohousing 120 Pulpit Hill Road 413-345-5055 $20. $10 (3-13). SOLD OUT ON FEBRUARY 10.
Tuesday afternoon, March 18
Great Barrington, MA 4-6 PM. General admission: $10. Hevreh of South Berkshire, 270 State Road, Great Barrington, MA, at 4 PM; doors open at 3:30. 413-528-7224. proud to be part of the Berkshire Women's Festival. http://berkshirewomenwriters.org/category/events-2014/week-3-march-16-22-2014/
A Feminist View of the Image of Women in Anglo-American
Traditional Songs. This lecture explores the image and roles
of women in traditional Anglo-American songs dating from the 1600s onward;
it then compares these songs with contemporary pieces in which women
are portrayed more in depth and with empathy and hope. 413-528-7224,
proud to be part of the Berkshire Women's Festival. Lecture:
Wednesday, March 19
Beacon, NY The Towne Crier, 7:30 PM Women's Month Concert, 379 Main St, (845) 855-1300, http://www.townecrier.com/ Admission TBA
Thursday, March 20
Schenectady, NY Eighth Step @ Proctor's, 432 State Street, Info: 518-434-1703. Box office 518-346-6204. $35 Up front Circle $26 in advance. $28 at the door.
Saturday, March 22
Chicago, IL Old Town School of Folk Music, Szold Hall 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., (773) 728 6000, 8 PM $22, Members $20
Sunday, March 23
Madison Folk Song Society at The Brink Lounge 7:00 pm (Doors at 6:30pm) The Brink Lounge 701 E. Washington Ave. Ste 105 Madison, WI 53701 608-661-8599 $17 in advance $19 at the door. http://www.madfolk.org/index.htm
Tuesday March 25
Feminist Lecture at Waubonsee Community College 11 AM-12:15 PM for English Class.
Thursday, March 27
Ithaca, NY Cornell Folk Song Society 8 PM Hollis Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall Hall on the Cornell University campus (location may change due to the vagaries of university room scheduling.) The ticket price is $15 advance/$17 door with discounts for members, seniors and children. Number to give for information 607-255-7164
Friday, March 28
Trad oriented concert, Folk Music Society of New York, to be posted: www.folkmusicny.org/#march Second Presbyterian Church:"The Scotch Church" founded 1756. 6 W 96th St, New York, NY 10025. (South corner of 96th Street & Central Park West) General admission $22; members $18; Kids under 12 and full-time students $10. Information 212-957-8386.
Saturday, March 29
Co-sponsored by the New York Chapter of the National Organization for Women.New York lecture: “The Image of Women in Anglo-American Traditional Songs.” from 2-4 PM To leave a message: email@example.com for emailed questions. http://www.folkmusicny.org/#march At Pearl Studios, 519 8th Avenue, between W. 35th & W. 36th Streets, 12th Floor, Studio H, Midtown Manhattan. $15 FMSNY members, $20 non-members. Seating is limited; advance reservations recommended. For reservations or additional information, call Steve Suffet at 718-786-1533
photo by Dale Hubert
New! Our Summer issue of Occasional is now available!
Jon Brooks, Borealis Recording Artist
photo by Kevin Kelly
Real People's Music is proud to represent Canadian singer-songwriter Jon Brooks whose songs brilliantly create an emphatic and critical response to the stark pictures drawn. Please see www.jonbrooks.ca for music and video and http://www.jonbrooks.ca/tour-dates/ for current touring schedule.
"You speak and sing words that need to be spoken and sung and you do it beautifully, perfectly, and with absolute finesse."
Rod Kennedy, Kerrville Folk Festival, TX
"Toronto's Jon Brooks stands among an exalted few in the enduring Canadian song tradition – Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Fred Eaglesmith, Bruce Cockburn – as a lyricist, composer and performer with a fierce commitment to his craft and his vision."
Greg Quill, Toronto Star
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