LARA HERSCOVITCH + MARIE ANNE MENTA + CAROLINE DOCTOROW
East Rock Concert Series - Sunday June 17th (Doors 6:30pm / Showtime 7pm)
Brought to you by Fernando Pinto Presents in association with WPKN radio
Sunday June 17th - In - the - round with singer songwriters:
Lara Herscovitch | Anne Marie Menta | Caroline Doctorow
Doors 6:30pm / Showtime 7pm)
Tickets $10. In advance $15. at the door.
+ Anne Marie Menta
Singer-songwriter Anne Marie Menta hails from New Haven, CT, and grew up in a family of three brothers where playing and listening to music was their great passion. Since 1999, Anne Marie has released three CDs of original music, including the most recent Seven Secrets and is currently planning her fourth. Anne Marie's tunes blend the personal and universal in a contemporary folk style with a touch of country flavor.
+ Lara Herscovitch
Lara Herscovitch is a modern American songwriter-poet-performer, creating masterful contemporary folk with blues, pop and jazz influences. Former Connecticut State Troubadour, she writes, sings and leads with authenticity, integrity, humor and heart, delivering performances that inspire, inform, uplift and entertain. Sound Waves Magazine described her music as expertly written prose songwriting at its best good for your ears AND your soul. Delivered with a voice Performer Magazine called clear and smooth like expensive liquor, Acoustic Live in New York City added, She possesses not only a huge reservoir of musical talent and a voice with a bell-like clarity, but a keen sense of global concern and a fierce intellect... It might seem too good to be true, but true it is. Her themes span a broad range, including stories of misfits and underdogs, connection and courage, love and loss, hardship and hope, resilience and transformation.
+ Caroline Doctorow
Caroline Doctorow's velveteen voice recalls the great folk artists of the '60s.
Her most recent album Dreaming in Vinyl reached #2 on the folk radio
airplay charts and No Depression Magazine says: Caroline Doctorow has been responsible for some of the sweetest songs of the modern folk idiom. This year she received The Alexander Award from the Long Island Arts Council, and an official New York State Proclamation from State Senator John E. Brooks, honoring her many years of work as a folksinger. She will appear next year in the Christopher Lucas film If I Had a Hammer" along with Taj Mahal. Guy Davis, Dar WIlliams, John Cohen and others, a project which celebrates Pete Seeger's legacy and 100th birthday. In addition to eleven solo albums, she released the first retrospective of the work of '60s folk icons Richard and Mimi Fariña titled Another Country which received critical acclaim. Her songs and her voice have been heard on soundtracks on the large and small screen. She is the daughter of the late world-renowned author E.L. Doctorow.
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