David Mallett in Concert
Singer-songwriter, David Mallett, is one of Americas true original troubadours. Coming from a small town in northern Maine, with a career spanning four decades, he has recorded 17 albums, had several hundred covers of his songs, including the American folk classic Garden Song [Inch by Inch, Row by Row] and performed in clubs, concert halls and festivals across the US, Canada and Europe. He has appeared on numerous broadcasts, including National Public Radios A Prairie Home Companion.
Known for his carefully written, poetic offerings, his body of work has provided material for an eclectic list of artists that includes Alison Krauss, Pete Seeger, Hal Ketchum, Emmylou Harris, John Denver and the Muppets. His most recent album is Celebration, demonstrating his strength: story songs. They are sweet homilies tinged with a bit of regret and unrequited love. Like most great folk musicians, he gives even the most lighthearted tune a sense of urgency, balancing heartache with a dollop of whimsy.
When he is not touring, the place where he makes his songs is in his writing room in an old farmhouse with a view across the field and a tintype of his great-great grandfather on the wall. I like to keep reaching out to touch the past, he says, to connect it with whats going on now. To me music is one of the few things that is timelesshuman emotion is one continual chain.
First Congregational Church UCC of South Portland (View)
301 Cottage Road
South Portland, ME 04106
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