Caroline Doctorow and The Steamrollers
FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2015 CAROLINE DOCTOROW
7:30 pm, doors open 7:00 pm
BYOB & BYOF (food)
$12 advance, $15 at the door
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"Caroline Doctorow and The Steamrollers" (folk/ Americana/ roots trio ) Caroline brings her high powered folk/Americana trio The Steamrollers to Sandywoods, featuring fiddle, guitars, and stunning harmonies. Influenced by the Great American Folk Songbook, the Steamrollers will showcase their original songs as well as songs of favorite American folk songwriters such as Donovan, Richard and Mimi Fariña, Mary McCaslin and others.
Caroline Doctorow , whom No Depression.com., the music publication finds "akin to Nanci Griffith and Judy Collins" just released her latest Americana/folk album with Narrow Lane Records. It's called "Raven Girl " produced by Pete Kennedy.
Ms. Doctorow has recently released several retrospective albums interpreting the songs of earlier American Folk Songwriters. Another CountryThe Songs of Richard and Mimi Farinã received critical acclaim and was called by critic Steve Maddeo "an album that enters the folk canon as one of the best collections of the recording of specific artists" Her western-themed release "I Carry All I Own...The Songs of Mary McCaslin" appeared on both the Americana, and Folk Radio airplay charts reaching #12 on Folk Radio. She has released a total of ten albums all of which continue to receive much airplay on folk and Americana stations worldwide.
Caroline Doctorow has performed and/or recorded with a variety of prominent folk/roots performers including Nanci Griffith, Tom Paxton, John Sebastian, Annie Golden, Eric Weissberg, Pete and Maura Kennedy, Julie Gold, Chrsitine Lavin. and Hugh Prestwood. She was chosen to be a formal showcase artist in Memphis TN in 2010 by Folk Alliance International.
Her recent appearances include The Guthrie Center in Great Barrington MA., Pete Seegers's Beacon Sloop Corn Festival, The Katharine Hepburn Theater in Old Saybrook CT, Infinity Hall, in Norwalk CT, that Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River MA, the John Drew Theater in East Hampton NY the Gold Hall Theater in Hewlett New York, and most recently The Patchogue Theater for the Performing Arts sharing a bill with Suzanne Vega and Amy Helm.
Ms. Doctorow is a regular returning guest on the famed Blue Plate Special , the live radio broadcast produced and aired on WDVX. Knoxville. Her singing can be heard on the soundtrack of the feature film Daniel directed by Sidney Lumet, and on the PBS TV series "Freedom, The History of Us. Her song "Big Duck Ramble" was featured in the Long Island History Journal, and in 2006 she was nominated by WIVK Knoxville for a HEMI Award in the "Future Female Artist" category. In 2012 and 2013 she was voted "Best Female Musician" Gold category by the readers of Dans Papers.
Caroline Doctorow has opened for The Band, Alison Krauss, Tim O'Brien, and Richie Havens. She and her band appeared this past summer at Chautauqua, the famed arts Institution in northern New York. She is the daughter of world renowned author E.L.Doctorow.
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