Friday, November 20, 2015 -- Tish Hinojosa
Tish Hinojosa is an Austin-based singer-songwriter whose trademark sound is contemporary folk and Tex-Mex. Her 16 albums explore a wide variety of styles, ranging from the perfect balance of country, folk, and Latino elements on the award-winning Culture Swing (1992) and the collection of Mexican love ballads and border songs on the all Spanish Frontejas (1995), to the delicate mysticism of Dreaming From the Labyrinth (1996) and the joyful optimism on her bilingual children’s record Cada Niño/Every Child (1996). Sign of Truth (2000) added yet another facet to Hinojosa’s sound, revealing a more personal, intimate, and independent side.
With accolades that include playing at the White House at the invitation of President Clinton and Hillary Clinton, Linda Ronstadt recording her own version of Tish’s song Donde Voy, and teaming up with artists like Joan Baez, Kris Kristofferson, Dwight Yoakam, Nanci Griffith, Pete Seeger, Flaco Jimenez, and Los Lobos, Hinojosa’s sound has an undeniable and far-reaching appeal.
Suggested donation: $20. ($5 for children 6-15, under 6 free -- cash or check only at the door. No one turned away for lack of ability to pay.)
Concert starts 8:00PM, Doors open at 7:30PM
Saturday, January 9, 2016 -- John McCutcheon
One of our most respected and loved folksingers, John McCutcheon is also a virtuoso fiddler, and guitarist and master of a dozen different traditional instruments, most notably the rare and beautiful hammered dulcimer.
His songwriting has been hailed globally by critics and singers alike, and his 35 recordings have garnered every imaginable honor, including six Grammy nominations.
Much of his work, continues to focus on writing politically and socially conscious songs for adult audiences. In his performances, McCutcheon often introduces his music with a story, and has become known as a storyteller. McCutcheon's music has, since the 1990s, increasingly evolved into heartland-influenced ballads, while he still occasionally performs purer folk music, particularly when playing the dulcimer.
“John McCutcheon is not only one of the best musicians in the USA, but also a great singer, songwriter, and song leader. And not just incidentally, he is committed to helping hard-working people everywhere to organize and push this world in a better direction.” – Pete Seeger
Suggested donation: $25. ($5 for children 6-15, under 6 free -- cash or check only at the door. No one turned away for lack of ability to pay.)
This show has sold out two years in a row. Advanced tickets--full price only--are strongly recommended.