John Lilly in Concert
John Lilly, award-winning songwriter from Charleston West Virginia, kicks off the Seattle Folklore Society fall 2015 concert season with a solo performance on Saturday, September 19.
John, a multi-faceted acoustic music performer and songwriter is also recognized as an accomplished vocalist and song stylist. He accompanies himself on acoustic guitar and mandolin, playing original songs that sound as old as the hills and old songs like they were made yesterday.
He is especially known for his mastery of the early country music styles of Jimmie Rodgers and Hank Williams. John is considered a fine yodeler and frequently teaches workshops in yodeling, as well as workshops on the songs of Jimmie Rodgers and Hank Williams.
In 2005, John won first place in the Ghost Writers in the Sky songwriting competition for songs in the style of Hank Williams, sponsored by Hank Fest, a Chicago-based music festival, for his song "Blue Highway." In 2010, John won first place in the "Next Great Road Song" competition sponsored by Midas Muffler and Spin! Magazine, for his original song "Come and Go."
In January 2015 John has released his latest solo recording, "Thinking about the Weather". He will feature his original songs from this album at this season-opening Seattle Folklore Society concert.
Phinney Neighborhood Center Concert Hall (Brick Building down the hill) (View)
6532 Phinney Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
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