Tret Fure & Lynn Hollyfield at Cellar Stage™ Timonium
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Tret Fure began her career at the age of 16, singing in coffeehouses and campuses in the Midwest. At 19, she moved to LA in hopes of obtaining a record deal. Within a year she was performing as guitarist and vocalist for Spencer Davis, touring with him and penning the single for his album Mousetrap. She went on to record her own album in 1973 on MCA/UNI Records, with the late Lowell George of Little Feat as her producer. With the success of that release, she opened for such bands as Yes, Poco, and the Geils Band.
A prolific artists in the contemporary singer-songwriter arena, Tret Fure has released 17 albums and CDs over the course of her 50 year career. In addition to being a gifted songwriter, Fure has engineered and produced countless recordings by a variety of artists, including her own work.
In the early 80s, Tret moved to the independent side of the industry discovering the blossoming genre known as Womens Music. She recorded with and produced some of the best of womens music including the legendary Meg & Cris at Carnegie Hall (1983). She worked as a duo with Cris Williamson throughout the 90s, producing, engineering and releasing 3 CDs together.
Now after 9 acoustic releases on her own label, Tomboy girl Records, she has re-established herself in the folk world, winning the South Florida Folk Festival Singer/Songwriter Competition in 2 out of 3 categories., Best Overall and Best Up-Tempo Song. as well as the prestigious Jane Schliessman Award for Outstanding Contributions to Womens Music. In 2009, Tret was voted Pride In The Arts Favorite Female/Lesbian Musician. In the same year she received the Janine C Rae Award for her work in Womens Music. She is also the #1 folk artist for Reverbnation in Newport News, VA. In 2017, Tret took 2nd place in the Musicians United to Protect Bristol Bay songwriting contest for her song The Fishermen of Bristol Bay.
Her acclaimed solo releases include Tret Fure (1973), Terminal Hold (1984), Edges of the Heart (1986), Time Turns the Moon (1990), Back Home (2001) which took both album of the year and single of the year awards for 2001 from OutVoice Top 40, My Shoes (2003) in which Sing Out! Magazine says Fures new solo venture signals her intent to do more than just move on. This album soarsShe has never sounded betterThis mature effort surely ranks among Fures finest works and will be savored by old-time fans and new fans alike., Anytime Anywhere (2005) and True Compass (2007) both beautiful collections of songs of love and passion, The Horizon (2010), A Piece of the Sky (2013) and Rembrandt Afternoons (2015) which was chosen by the acclaimed folk music show Midnight Special as their album of the week and was in heavy rotation on folk shows around the country. Her song Freedom has been arranged for chorale groups and is being performed widely around the country.
Roses in November (2018) was on the Folk DJ charts for 8 months. Her song Lessons From Home Plate was the #1 song in the month of June, with the album at #4 and she was the #2 artist. In November, the title song was #7. The album ended up in the top twenty for the year. Wanda A. Fischer from WMAC Northeast Public Radio has this to say, Roses in November is yet another masterpiece from Tret. Exceptionally crafted songs delivered with passion, conviction and, yes, soul. Tret weaves magic both in the lyrics and between the lines. This will certainly be on my Best of 2018 list.
Now Tret has released a stunning collection of songs on her latest release, Stone by Stone (2020). This album is proving to be her most mature and deeply moving CD to date. The title song is an autobiographical look at love through the lens of time.
Fure also markets of her own line of clothing named after her popular song Tomboy girl. In addition, Tret teaches guitar and songwriting individually and in workshop settings. She paints pet portraits on commission and, an accomplished cook, Fure has also published a cookbook, Trets Kitchen, featuring her own recipes. Along with bridging the marketing, production, music and art worlds, Tret served for 6 years as President of Local 1000, The Traveling Musicians Associationa union geared toward helping traveling musicians find security and longevity.
Tret is truly a Renaissance Woman!
Blend a powerful, passionate singer, a crisp, acoustic guitar player and a heartfelt observer of the world and you will have, singer-songwriter, Lynn Hollyfield. Hollyfields roots hail from Staten Island, NY when she picked up the guitar at age 10 and ran with musical influences she experienced from home. From great jazz artists such as Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday to the Beatles, Cream and CSNY, Hollyfield launched into her own songwriting infusing these influences to create a diverse repertoire of contemporary folk, pop, blues and jazz.
Hollyfields highly anticipated second solo recording, In The Balance, was released the end of April 2014. The album was funded in part by a successful Kickstarter campaign, where Hollyfield raised a total of $14,500 on and offline in a one-month period. In the Balance, is currently on the Folk DJ charts. John McLaughlin, Folk DJ/This Digital Folk Life.org, reviewed In The Balance and stated, theres a range of moods and emotions captured in this music; its a beauty. In The Balance is a compelling collection of 12 original songs set in arrangements that highlight Hollyfields skillful guitar playing and her inviting, rich vocals. Hollyfield worked with award winnning produced, Marco Delmar at Recording Arts along with an accomplished array of area musicians including Carey Creed, Grace Griffith, Mary Gordon Hall, Marcy Marxer, Steve Wolf, Brian Simms, Dave Abe, Jimmy Brink and Kristen Jones. In The Balance is comprised of 12 originals 3 of which are collaborations with Carol Burbank, writer/poet/healer http://www.storyweaving.com.
Layers, her first solo recording, exploded on the folk scene in 2010, receiving air play and positive reviews-nationally and internationally-marking her as a rising star of contemporary folk. Layers, marks a turning point in her work, and brings together her wit, silky sweetness and a thoughtful reverie to her first, solo recording. Her indie-folk-pop style would have (her) opening up for 10,000 Maniacs or Cowboy Junkies. (Leicasterbangs, UK). Lynn in fact has opened for headliners including: Jesse Winchester, Loudon Wainwright III, Jonathan Byrd and Christine Lavin. Layers, presents a pensive, roots-driven collection, which feature the artists angelic voice and fluid guitar picking. (Dickson Mercer, Maryland Independent). Well received by the Folk community, Layers became listed as one of the Top Albums of 2010 on the Folk DJ Playlist and in the Top 99 Albums of 2011, Dan Hermans Crystal Blue Radio Program. Hollyfields songs are beautiful and contain a universal wisdom we can all identify with. (Her songwriting) celebrates the truly important things in life the journey not the destination. A wonderful CD you can listen to over and over and discover something new each time. (Jane Woods, Fanrealm.com). The Album graced the artist with three WAMMIE (Washington Area Music Awards) nominations~Best Contemporary Folk Recording, Best Debut Album and Songwriter of the Year (2011). Her songwriting received recent Honorable Mentions in the MASC (Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Contest) and The Indie International Songwriting Contest-Folk Category. Lynn is a wonderful singer-songwriter, states Steve Wolf, Bassist (Swingspeak and Tom Principato). Your songs are mesmerizing Carol Lite, Co-Chair of the Program Committee, Washington Folk Festival 2011.
Hollyfields vocals have developed since her early musical endeavors as part of the duo, Hollyfield & Spruill, who released two recordings, Slipping Time and Blue & Green. Recently described as the warmest voice since Christine McVie, by Ron Goad, percussionist, SAW (Songwriters Association of Washington-Board of Directors) and a most gorgeous tone, I could listen to your voice all day Lynn Veronneau, Jazz vocalist. Hollyfield received a WAMMIE nomination for Best Contemporary Folk Vocalist 2011 and 2012. I love hearing your voice.so rich, gentle, comforting and inviting, writes Amy White, Award Winning Musician (Al Petteway & Amy White). Hollyfield supports her vocals and songwriting with her accomplished guitar playing. She performs on a regular basis with Grace Griffith-Singer, Multi WAMMIE Award Winner, Washington, DC Icon and Blix Street Recording Artist, who describes her playing as strong, solid and right on time. Hollyfield continues to perfect her craft and recently attended the Kerrville Folk Festival Songwriting School, Kerrville, TX and the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance Conference, NERFA, in Kerhonkson, NY. In addition to performing throughout the Northeast, Lynn Hollyfield, supports other local musicians and songwriters by hosting the monthly, SAW Open Mic (Songwriters Association of Washington) at the New Deal Café, Greenbelt, MD and is a founding member and producer of five concerts at the volunteer run, Homegrown Coffeehouse, held at the National Colonial Farm-Accokeek Foundation, Accokeek, MD since 1999.
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The Cellar Stage™ Timonium at Timonium United Methodist Church (View)
2300 Pot Spring Rd
Timonium, MD 21093
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