Dana Lyons, singer of smash hit Cows With Guns, Release Concert for his new CD: Three Legged Coyote
Cows With Guns was #1 For The Year on Dr. Demento, #2 on Australian Country Charts, 10 months on Seattle's Top 40, and 6 months on Ireland's Top 40. Two of Dana's songs have been made into award-winning illustrated books: Cows With Guns, published by Penguin (winner of the Bullitzer Prize), and The Tree, published by Illumination Arts. The Tree was endorsed by Dr. Jane Goodall, has forwards by Pete Seeger and Julia Butterfly Hill, and has won numerous awards.
Saturday, April 10, 7:30 PM, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 4th St. in historic downtown Snohomish
$12 tickets; $10 for students and seniors
Dana has seven releases to date, including his latest two, released in 2004: Circle the World: Songs & Stories with Dr. Jane Goodall and Ride the Lawn. Said Hans Cole, Deputy Director, Roots & Shoots USA, Jane Goodall Institute: Your performances, as always, were incredible: simultaneously entertaining, hilarious, and educational. I appreciate the way your music conveys important messages in a fun and lighthearted manner.
Dana performs at festivals ranging from Farm Aid with Willie Nelson and Neil Young to the Harley Davidson Festival in Sturgis, South Dakota where he shared the stage with Lynyrd Skynyrd, Steppenwolf, Nazareth and Blue Oyster Cult. His policy of I'll play anywhere once has landed Dana gigs on a tropical island in the Great Barrier reef of Australia, an Irish Pub in Beijing and the Hanford Nuclear Waste Dump in his home state of Washington. He has also shared performed with Dave Matthews, John Mellencamp, Steve Earle, Lucinda Williams, Pete Sears of Jefferson Starship, Stephen Stills, River Phoenix, Nickel Creek, Country Joe McDonald, Utah Phillips and John Trudell.
Every movement has its minstrel. The unions had Woody Guthrie. The Peace Movement had Phil Ochs. The environmental movement has Dana Lyons. Captain Paul Watson, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
One of the finest performers I've ever seen.Dean Evenson, Soundings of the Planet
Dana was born in Kingston, New York. He graduated from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. He lives in a nice garage in Bellingham, Washington, with his cat Oliver. His astrological sign is Taurus.
Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater
1211 4th St.
Snohomish, WA 98290
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