Enjoy a complimentary evening of live jazz under the stars in historic Lowell, Massachusetts.
This exciting weekend of fun, food, music, and entertainment begins in a relaxed, casual setting on the banks of beautiful Merrimack River. Listen to some of the hottest musicians on the local jazz scene. You will also be treated to an assortment of high energy dance performances by The Adagio Dancers and Mill City Dance .
A fourth-generation Cuban musician now in New York, Formell and his group Johnny's Dream Club (named for a long-ago jazz spot) create a haunting, floating musical poem. Hear guitar from Havana with shades of New Orleans and Spanish lyrics. Guest Harvey Wainapel on clarinet.
This week's edition of Folk Revival features songs sung at summer camps, songs from Dick & Beth Best's book SONGFEST (1938, 1941, 1954 editions),songs from the 2004 CD BRANTWOOD CAMP IN SONG, songs from The Folk Tradition's CAMPFIRE CD, songs from Peter-Paul-&-Mary, and much more. Relive those summer evenings amid the glorious hills and woods-- with a few surprises!
Tonight’s guest is writer and editor JOY M. KISER. When she was an Assistant Librarian at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Ms Kiser saw on display a truly beautiful book from the late nineteenth Century illustrating birds nests. Created by one Genevieve Estelle Jones it was titled Illustrations of the Nests and Eggs of Birds of Ohio. Kiser discovered that this was virtually a lost book. Although the lithographs rivaled those of Audubon, few people knew of the books existence.
No, we will not upset the FCC, but we will play 4-hours of adult themed music: topics serious and silly, from John Prine & Iris Dement, the Kingston Trio, Oscar Brand, Cheryl Wheeler, Woody Guthrie, and MANY more!
Guitarist Bobby B. Keyes defines our American musical heritage by blending rhythm & blues, country, jazz, rock, pop and swing. His guitar playing is inspired and passionate, his musical taste is exquisite and his sound is pure Americana. Website: Click to Visit