The Lyric Series 2018

The Lyric Series is a celebration of the sound of words. Our expanding songwriting concert series features the unique voices of musicians and poets who create revelatory work that transcends the boundaries of a single genre.

 

CHRIS SMITHER
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 8PM

 

An American singer, guitarist, and songwriter, his music draws deeply from the blues, American folk music, modern poets and philosophers.

 

 

 

JONATHA BROOKE
WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 8PM

 

Described by the New York Times as “devastating and gorgeous,” Jonatha is a poignant lyricist with a fearless approach to melody and harmony.

 

 

 

THE PARKINGTON SISTERS
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 8PM

 

Eclectic songwriters and instrumentalists, the Parkington Sisters create an aural experience that is both magnetic in its delivery and genuine in its emotional impact.

 

 

 

POETS NIGHT
TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 8PM

CORNELIUS EADY TRIO

National Book award winning poet Cornelius Eady sets his poetry to song, telling the story of passing time, the Black American experience and the blues.

 

SHAKER/FLYNN

A feast of music and poetry with critically acclaimed poet/ memoirist Nick Flynn and The Shaker - Simi Stone (The New Pornographers) and Philip Marshall (Killcool).

 


 

PATTY LARKIN
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 8PM


 

“One of America’s most distinctive guitarists, Larkin matches her instrumental chops as a vocalist and gritty intelligent songwriter.” A New York Times Critic’s Choice

 

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