Listening Room Concert Festival Artist Showcase
The six-acts to be presented are Birch Pereira and the GinJoints (vintage vibe, WA), Rissi Palmer (acoustic soul, NC), Madison Violet (ON), Five Letter Word(spunky electric trio, OR). Matthew Fowler and the Prado Sisters (modern folk a la montagne, FL), Cece Teneal & Soul Kamotion (blow-your-hair-back power, FL).
Listening Room Concert Festival: Safety Harbor Art and Music presents Rissi Palmer
Music on the Porch: Triangle/Triad Singer/Songwriter Showcase
Where in North Carolina do the best singers and songwriters call home? On April 11th, join us on the porch for a singer/songwriter showdown between North Carolina’s neighboring tri-city regions. Here to show us how they do it in the Triad will be Sam Frazier and Laurelyn Dossett. Representing the Triangle will be Jon Shain, FJ Ventre, and Rissi Palmer.
Sam Frazier's music blends emotional and musical complexity with the heart of a rock-n-roller. Originally from Greensboro, he has opened for Eric Church, The Neville Brothers, and Craig Morgan. Laurelyn Dossett tells regional stories through songs she writes from her home in the Piedmont and has collaborated with Triad Stage to produce six musical productions. Rissi Palmer is a Durham-based “Southern Soul” musician whose 2007 debut single “Country Girl” made her the first African-American woman to chart a country song since 1987. Jon Shain and FJ Ventre blend improvised Piedmont blues with bluegrass, swing, and ragtime.
This event is free and open to the public, and parking is free after 5:00 pm in the Park Place parking lot. The Center is also located along free Chapel Hill Transit bus routes A, CL, D, F, NU, and U. Bring a picnic blanket and stay for a while!
This is the 5th annual tribute/fundraiser show for the Doodad Farm and it's called "HerSong," a tribute to WOMEN's contribution to our art, culture and history. Musically, we'll have the best women performers in the region singing songs by women and about women.
100% of the proceeds from this event will benefit Harmopny Music School, a local group that provides low-income kids with free musical instruction and instruments.