It been a very busy spring for LSA! May brought Mark Dvorak to the Lexington KY area with a co-bill with Ma Crow and the Lady Slippers at Natasha’s, a senior concert for the wonderful folks at Sayre Village, a Family program at the Tates Creek Library and a guitar workshop at The Leeds Center for the Arts in Winchester, KY. This is all part of his Community Partnership programs.
I have enjoyed attending several concerts in the Chicago area… Acoustic duo Hungrytown at the Windy City House Concerts, a wonderful house concert series in Chicago. Dan Weber made a stop at Uncommon Ground on his national tour. I met Dan at the FARM conference a couple years ago. Patty Stevenson & Craig Siemsen CD release at Uncommon Ground-Clark. Loretta Sawyer Acoustic Arts/Promotions is sending their new CD Paint Me A Picture to radio. It has already received airplay in; IL, TX, IN, MI, OH, NJ,CA and NH.
Michael Johnathon came to the Chicago area for two special concerts. With David Hawkins at Uncommon Ground on Clark St. And then a concert for the wonderful folks of Lake County Folk Club with Chicago’s Sue Fink. Loretta Sawyer Agency books Michael’s concerts and Loretta Sawyer Acoustic Arts promotes his special events. Up Coming is The WoodSongs Front Porch Association (WFPA) Gathering set for Sept 25 & 26 at the historic Museum of Appalachia Norris, TN. The Gathering will be held on eleven beautiful acres at the cabin village of over 40 log structures and porches. Showcases, workshops, lectures, films, children’s stage, great food and a lot of music are planned.
Loretta Sawyer Acoustic Arts is honored to do radio promotion for a very special project by The Young Stracke All Stars, It Was A Dream is their debut CD. Since 2008, Chicago’s Young Stracke All-Stars have been building bridges between legendary figures like Carl Sandburg and Woody Guthrie and the youth of today. The band, made up of youth musicians ages 8 to 14, play music; celebrating the legacy of folk singer, education pioneer and co-founder of Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music Win Stracke.