Sunday, April 28, 2013
Acclaimed folk musicians David Roth and Hugh Moffatt to appear in successive weeks.
Sunday, April 28
The following was provided on behalf of state Rep. Jay Kaufman, D-Lexington. State Rep. Jay Kaufman's award-winning public policy forum, "Open House", provides a special treat this month, with back to back folk concerts on Tuesday, May 7, and Tuesday, May 14, both to be held 7 p.m. at the historic Depot in Lexington Center. Joining Kaufman for the first Open House, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, will be singer/songwriter David Roth. Kaufman met Roth at WUMB radio's "Summer Acoustic Music Week" last August, took his songwriting class, enjoyed his music, appreciated his spontaneity, sense of humor and politics, and is thrilled to host him for an evening of song and celebration. Roth’s songs have found their way to Carnegie Hall, the United …
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Folk musicians Tom Rush and Willy Nelson spoke about the revolutionary sound and spirit of their craft at a Lexington Community Education Event this past weekend.
Lexington Community Education last Saturday hosted a conversation on the revolutionary sound and spirit of American Folk Music, feauring musicians Tom Rush and Willy Mason at Lexington High School. According to his website, Tom Rush is a well-known performer who helped shape the American folk revival in the 1960 and then lead the renissance in the 1980s and 1990s. Willy Mason, meanwhile, is a singer-songwriter whose popularity rose after musician Conor Oberst discovered his music backstage at a Bright Eyes show. His albums include Where The Humans Eat, and If The Ocean Gets Rough.
Friday, March 2, 2012
Tomorrow night at Lexington High School, the two musicians will discuss the revolutionary sound and spirit of American folk during a conversation hosted by Lexington Community Education.
Friday, March 2, 2012
The following press release was provided by Lexington Community Education. Lexington Community Education will host a conversation on the revolutionary sound and spirit of American Folk Music with musicians Tom Rush and Willy Mason from 7 to 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, March 3, in the Gillespie Auditorium at Lexington High School. According to his website, Tom Rush is a gifted musician and performer, whose shows offer a musical celebration -- a journey into the tradition and spectrum of what music has been, can be, and will become. His distinctive guitar style, wry humor and warm, expressive voice have made him both a legend and a lure to audiences around the world. His shows are filled with the rib-aching laughter of terrific story- telling, the …