WSSS COMMUNITY SING
WFMT's Rich Warren, host of "The Midnight Special," named Dvorak "Chicago's official troubadour," a sobriquet previously given to Old Town School of Folk Music founder Win Stracke, and later to seminal folk singer and Dvorak mentor Fred Holstein.
The Midwest region of Folk Alliance International (FARM) named Dvorak the 2013 Lantern Bearer Award recipient, an award presented to an individual who has contributed to folk performance arts and the folk music and dance community for twenty-five years or more.
"Julie Thompson sings with a style that is silky and soulful. Her lyrical voice bypasses the mind and goes straight to the heart. Her honesty, gentleness, and musical literacy are hallmarks of her engaging performances." Joe Jencks Singer Songwriter, Chicago, IL
Ms. Thompson has opened for The Kingston Trio, sung in the back-up chorus for the rock group Foreigner, toured for 10 years with the New England-based "Julie & Brownie", and has appeared on CMN and TNN in TJ Booker's music video Wine into Water. Besides publishing songs, she is an internationally published author (Charlesbridge Publishing) and narrator of several children's books.
"an acclaimed performer on the Midwest's burgeoning acoustic folk scene, Siemsen is well recognized as a leading guitarist whose sound is defined by his unique, perfectly honed flat-picking style. That, combined with his wide vocal range, makes Siemsen a uniquely well rounded performer"
The Weekly Alibi, Albuquerque, NM
" a fabulous recording artist"
"One of the finest songwriters and performers on Wisconsin's acoustic music scene."
Wisconsin Singer/Songwriter Concert Series
Unitarian Church - North (View)
13800 N. Port Washington Rd.
Mequon, WI 53097
|Kid Friendly: Yes!
|Dog Friendly: No
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!