We present shows usually every two weeks from September through May.
Friday, December 1st
Erin Ash Sullivan
Massachusetts-based singer-songwriter Erin Ash Sullivan’s initial foray into music was as one-half of the folk duo Edith O. with Amy Speace. After a hiatus to focus on her family and career as an educator, she returned to writing and performing. In May 2021, she released her debut solo album, We Can Hear Each Other, which reached #10 on the FAI DJ Chart; her single, “Fireflies,” reached #8. In 2022, she was selected as one of the “Most Wanted” performers from Grassy Hill Emerging Artist Showcase at the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival and was John Platt’s selection for the Folk DJ Showcase at NERFA. She won the 2023 Rose Garden Performing Songwriter Competition, received the Mark Erelli Judge’s Choice Award in the New England Songwriting Competition, and was a finalist in the Great American Song Contest and the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest. WFUV’s John Platt describes Erin as having “a special talent that reminds me of early Dar Williams,” and Victor Infante of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette describes her music as “delicate and evocative” with songs full of “nuance and emotional resonance.”
Decatur Creek is an acoustic trio from southern NH. All multi-instrumentalist, They are Jack Henry , Beth Eldridge and Doug Farrell. They have 2 cds of original music available on spotify, itunes , you tube, pandora, amazon. their music is a unique blend of folk, blues, fiddle tunes, swing, classic country, americana.
Jaded Ravins bring you all original songs stripped from everything unnecessary. Some have called them the modern day Johnny and June. Playing in big city clubs, or small town dive bars, Jaded Ravins are always ready to pour their hearts out onstage.
Friday, December 15th
Dylan Patrick Ward plays his own brand of weird folk music inspired by indie rock and outlaw country. Chris Farnsworth of Seven Days described his songs as having “hyper-literate lyrics and a dark sense of humor” and acclaimed singer-songwriter Peter Mulvey said of Dylan: “He’s funny. He’s also serious as an ax handle.”
Growing up in Vermont’s Dirty South, Dylan has always had an affinity for oddballs, underdogs and loveable losers. He started his music career in 2020, releasing a slew of lofi, home recordings ala Daniel Johnston. Since then he’s collaborated with a number of local and regional artists and opened for renowned touring acts like Peter Mulvey and The End of America (TEOA.)
Andrew and Noah VanNorstrand
For the past twenty years ANDREW & NOAH VANNORSTRAND have been bringing their brand of original folk music to festival stages, concert halls, dance floors and living rooms all over North America and beyond. As teenagers, they helped define a new generation of contra dance music with their family band The Great Bear Trio and even appeared on the nationally syndicated public radio program A Prairie Home Companion. Since then they've established themselves as virtuosic multi-instrumentalists and insightful songwriters, drawing from a wide range of genres including Bluegrass and Appalachian, Celtic and Quebecois, Swing and Jazz. Andrew and Noah are often on tour with progressive folk roots powerhouse The Faux Paws but since they're both now living in Vermont you can occasionally catch them performing locally as a duo, exploring their deep repertoire and love for American folk music.
Never Too Late is a folk harmony quartet that entertains with a mixture of original songs and the best of the contemporary singer-songwriter movement.
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