ere are our weekly listings for the spring months. Watch this list for further details to be filled in and other possible updates.
|7/3||Tributes to Grace Griffith and Tony Rice: Honoring two fine musicians who recently passed away. Grace Griffith was a singer’s singer blessed with a pure, ethereal soprano voice. Despite having Parkinson’s disease, she continued to sing her lovely songs for fifteen years after the diagnosis. In the second hour, we’ll pay a belated tribute to the great flat-picking guitarist Tony Rice, who died suddenly on Christmas morning last year.|
|7/10||Rise! Songs of pipeline protests and other confrontations, from Neil Young, Bonnie Rait, Joy Harjo, Ulali, Si Kahn, and more.|
|7/17||The Celtic-American Roots Connection: American musicians in collaboration with musicians from Ireland and Scotland—Tim O’Brien & The Crossing, Steve Earle & Sharon Shannon, The Chieftains from their Nashville sessions, and songs from “The Transatlantic Sessions” led by dobro player Jerry Douglas and Scottish fiddler Aly Bain.|
|7/24||England: Some recent favorite singer-songwriter releases, from Billy Bragg, Robb Johnson, Steve Tilston, Martha Tilston, Josienne Clarke, Ayla Schafer.|
|7/31||Potpourri: Buddy & Julie Miller, Neil Young & Willie Nelson, Crooked Still, Tom Waits, Erin Corday.|
|8/7||Duets: Featuring stellar recent performances by singer-songwriter Josienne Clarke and pianist Kit Downes, clarinettist Anat Cohen and guitarist Marcello Goncalveş, harpist Catrin Finch and griot Sekou Keita, lutanist Özgür Baba and percussionist Gökçe Es, and more.|
All ancient cultures have prophesized that the time would come when the human family would unite and rise up to defend the sacred life on Earth. That time is now.