Ferron is a Canadian-born singer-songwriter and poet. In addition to gaining fame as one of Canada’s most respected songwriters, Ferron first became one of the most influential lyrical songwriters of the women’s music circuit, and an important influence on later musicians such as Ani Di Franco, Mary Gauthier and the Indigo Girls. From the mid-80’s on, her songwriting talents have been recognized and appreciated by music critics and broader audiences, with comparisons being made to the writing talents of Van Morrison, Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen.
Laura Post from All Music Guide remarks, “In listening to Ferron’s music, audiences are allowed to acknowledge the
THE SHOW | California Dreamin’ to Hotel California. Songs & Stories.
“Live From Laurel Canyon ~ Songs & Stories of American Folk Rock” is a 90-minute journey through a very special time in American popular music. A time when an entire generation of youth felt abandoned by their own culture and were searching for a sound that helped define them; a sound that shared the protest and awareness of folk music and the attitude and look of rock music. Join us as we follow these legendary artists and share stories on how they ended up in the Canyon and how this
Back on the remote Scottish island of Tiree, in 2005, the raw, but contemporary trad quartet that formed Skerryvore, could have only dreamed that, over the next decade, they would become a multi-award winning act, which was performing in over 25 countries worldwide, and featured as ambassadors for their country, in an international advertising campaign for ‘Visit Scotland’.
From those traditional roots, the band has developed, both in size and sound, to create a unique fusion of their traditional music and songs, with the urban sounds of rock, pop and funk. With their outstanding musicianship and the mesmerizing voice of award-winning
An unusual band on today’s music scene, The Sweet Remains is headed by 3-gifted and charismatic singer-songwriters, each of whom contribute to the writing and 3-part harmonies that define the band’s sound. The band’s songs and approach hearken back to the harmony-driven music of the 60’s and 70’s like CSN, the Eagles, Simon & Garfunkel.
Rich Price (Burlington, VT), Greg Naughton (NYC) and Brian Chartrand (Phoenix, AZ) are The Sweet Remains. Rich and Greg first collaborated on Rich’s 2004 Geffen Records debut — a CD that spawned his single “I’m on my way”, featured
Enriching the medium as America’s first all female mariachi ensemble, Reyna de Los Angeles® bring sensitivity, beauty, warmth and vivacious spirit to the historic art of mariachi.
Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles® has blazed the trail for female mariachi musicians. In a musical landscape where songs are often written by men, from male perspectives, Reyna has created its own history.
Established in 1994, the group had a strong beginning thanks to the mentorship of Lola Bertran, La Reina de La Musica Ranchera. In these early days, Maestro Jóse Hernàndez saw the potential in this all-female ensemble, and fostered the development of the
The Villalobos Brothers (Ernesto, Alberto and Luis) use their violins and voices to redefine contemporary Mexican music. Their original compositions masterfully blend elements of jazz, rock, classical and Mexican folk to deliver a powerful message of love, brotherhood and social justice. Artistic Director and guitarist Humberto Flores, drummer Rosa Ávila and bassist Leo Sherman complete the line-up.
The group’s virtuosic performances have delighted listeners from Latin America, India and Russia to Lincoln Center’s American Songbook, Carnegie Hall and the Latin Grammy Awards. Their work has been recognized by numerous awards including the Vox Populi Award by the Independent Music Awards and the Ultimate Winners in WNYC’s 2013 Battle of the Boroughs. In
The Black Jacket Symphony is a collective of veteran musicians, who specialize in re-creating classic rock albums with a traveling backline of extensive lighting and video production. A selected album (plus related hits) is performed in its entirety by a musicians specifically selected for each album and band configuration. With no sonic detail being overlooked, the performance is more than following the notes, it’s a complete rock concert experience!
Now touring nationally PINK FLOYD – DARK SIDE OF THE MOON as well as follow-up concerts from the extensive catalog of classic rock albums. Also available for orchestras, 50th Anniversary Concerts of the complete SGT. PEPPER’S
Black Arm Band is a collective made up of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, widely acclaimed at home and abroad for extraordinary music theatre performances, celebrations of Indigenous music, culture and language, with uniquely powerful visual imagery and text. The musical tradition and presentation is forged from over 40,000 years of history, infused with contemporary style. Presenting work that speaks of endurance, challenge, unity and the triumph of the spirit, Black Arm Band is a flexible ensemble of highly skilled musicians and composers, directors and film makers, representing the pinnacle of Australia’s music theater.
At the heart of Black Arm Band’s
Presented as a dramatic musical work with a cast of 8 actors/musicians, BONE HILL: THE CONCERT is a devised, interdisciplinary theater work inspired by Martha Redbone’s family lineage in the Appalachian Mountains. An epic story of one woman’s return to her homeland on Black Mountain and the coalmines of Harlan County, KY where her family have dwelled for centuries.
Spanning the lives and stories of four generations of women in a Cherokee family Redbone travels back in time to her own childhood and beyond into the memories and tales of her ancestors. It is a story about the