Common fence music announces spring concert schedule – portsmouth press

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. Easton baseball — Common Fence Music announces its spring 2017 concert schedule season, the organization’s 24th season and the first to be curated by its new artistic director, Erin Young.

Running Saturday March 4 through Saturday, May 13, the season features veteran folk musicians and favorites of the Common Fence Music (CFM) community, as well as national and international performing artists that are new to the CFM stage.

Tickets for performances may be purchased in advance by visiting and searching Common Fence Music. Baseball players with long hair They may also be purchased at the door.

Opening the season on Saturday, March 4, is “American Songster” DOM FLEMONS. Usa softball team A modern-day scholar, educator and interpreter of American old-time folk music traditions, Dom gained recognition as a founding member of the Grammy award-winning African-American string band the Carolina Chocolate Drops.

As a solo artist, Dom explores creative ways to perform traditional folk music genres for 21 st -century audiences. Fantasy football top 300 printable Playing banjo, guitar, harmonica, fife, bones, bass drum, snare and quills, in addition to singing, and drawing from such styles as ragtime, southern spiritual and jug band, Dom has brought his unique take on roots music to such venues as the Newport Folk Festival, Bonaroo and the Grand Old Opry. Garden city idaho This will be Dom’s first time performing at CFM.

Continuing in the old-time tradition, on Saturday, March 11, 2017, roots music masters JAY UNGAR and MOLLY MASON will return to CFM for the first time since 2008. Softball quotes for pitchers With Jay on fiddle and Molly on acoustic guitar and piano, the duo has a repertoire that spans 19 th -century folk and Appalachian tunes, country, Cajun, Celtic and even orchestral music. Single pitch roof house plans Though famous for their master classes and workshops at the Ashokan Center in Woodstock, NY, Jay and Molly are best known for their performance of Jay’s Emmy-nominated composition, “Ashokan Farewell”, which was featured in Ken Burns’ PBS documentary series The Civil War. Pitch dark movie The duo has recorded soundtracks for a variety of other Ken Burns projects and television shows, performed for two sitting presidents, and guest-starred on Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion.

This season is the first to feature the CFM BEST OF NEW ENGLAND mini-series which highlights the talents of high caliber folk music artists from the five New England states. Landscape pics The first in the mini-series to perform on Saturday, April 1, 2017 is the Cambridge, MA-based roots music ensemble SESSION AMERICANA with special guest LAURA CORTESE. Fantasy baseball podcast While each of the five members of Session Americana is skilled and reputable on their own, as a group they bring an energy and raucousness rarely seen in live folk music. Fantasy baseball rankings espn Modeling their performances on community-centric Irish seisiúns, the group performs a combination of original work and American roots classics, covering everything from blues to ballads, folk rock to country. Front porch designs for small houses Joined by fiddler/vocalist Laura Cortese (of Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards), this all-star lineup is guaranteed to wow the audience with their first show at CFM.

Turning the focus to singer-songwriters for the second half of the season, veteran performer JOHN GORKA will take the stage on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Pump start relay wiring diagram With a career spanning three decades, John is a master of wordplay, skillfully interweaving story, poetry and song. Softball tournaments in pa He demonstrates an effortless ability to shift between humor and beauty, wooing audiences with his rich baritone and versatility on piano and guitar. College softball rankings 2016 A long-time friend of CFM, John continues to build a following of loyal and affectionate fans with his understated stage presence and memorable melodies.

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, LUCY KAPLANSKY will give her first performance at CFM. Car making high pitched noise when accelerating Melding folk, country, pop and rock, Lucy has been an iconic voice of the folk music scene since the 1990’s renaissance. Mls softball Her smooth delivery of highly emotive original songs and classic tunes has brought her success both as a solo artist and member of Billboard-charting supergroups Red Horse (with Eliza Gilkyson and John Gorka) and Cry Cry Cry (with Dar Williams and Richard Shindell). Lattice semiconductor stock With one of the most in-demand voices of the industry, Lucy brings a thoughtfulness, power and charm to every performance.

Also new to the CFM stage and performing on Saturday, May 13, as part of the CFM BEST OF NEW ENGLAND mini-series is Boston singer-songwriter MARK ERELLI. Miami baseball team A skilled and artful guitarist and vocalist, Mark is a wonderful example of how the modern-day folk artist can translate the age-old tradition of storytelling into a mindful and relevant art form for newer audiences. Peach aviation review With a talent for verse reminiscent of such seasoned songsmiths as Paul Simon, Jackson Brown and Bob Dylan, his songs are timeless, uncomplicated and honest. Timber merchants liverpool His critically-acclaimed 2016 release For a Song displays “craft and class”, and a compelling emotional depth that captures the listener. Softball fans Mark will undoubtedly bring a beautiful end to the Spring 2017 Season.

All the events of Common Fence Music’s Spring 2017 Season are part of the CFM Picnic Series. Baseball pitch cutter Concert-goers are invited to bring food and beverages to enjoy during the performances. Counterfort retaining wall design example Seasonal soups, homemade refreshments and soft-drinks will also be available for purchase. Baseball field clipart The hall is fully accessible.

Common Fence Music is a non-profit arts organization that was founded in 1993 with the mission to make folk, roots and world music performances and educational activities accessible to Aquidneck Island communities. Batting cages las vegas For more information about Common Fence Music, please visit, or call (401)683-5085.