Peoples' Voice Cafe:
11:00AM Open Stage:
Open stage for any Peoples' Voice Cafe performers, past or present.
Steve Suffet (MC):
11:30AM Mario Cancel-Bigay:
Mario Cancel Bigay is a Puerto Rican nueva canción singer-songwriter, poet, ethnomusicologist and expert on the Puerto Rican national guitar, the cuatro.
12:00 PM Lindsey Wilson (MC):
1:00PM Marie Mularczyk O'Connell (MC) and the Mountain Maidens:
Marie Mularczyk, Candice Baranello and Lorraine Berger are the Mountain Maidens Three dynamic voices blended in splendid ancient and modern harmonies that will lift your spirit, excite your senses and warm your heart. They sing ballads, folk songs, Medieval, Irish Traditional music, love songs, country and gospel songs including themes of social justice to the accompaniment of guitars, banjo, dulcimer, bouzouki, dumbec, spoon,
Barry Oreck writes thought-provoking, often darkly humorous songs touching on societal and ecological issues as well as the perils of aging and long-forgotten love.
Hudson Valley Sally:
"Hudson Valley Sally sings with a freshness and innocence that reminds us why we fell in love with folk music in the first place."-- Si Kahn
2:00PM Judy Gorman (MC):
Violizzy is a fiddler/singer/songwriter who plays throughout the tristate area in many different musical groups. She performs with Bluestone 739, Women Who Rock NYC, Queer Urban Orchestra, & Bob Tellefsen Band, among others!
Fred Arcoleo’s RALLY FOLK! MUSIC aims to inspire people to study & act on the pressing issues of our time. His newest album is entitled WE ARE MIGHTY: Sustenance for the Struggle.
I play traditional folk blues and other grass roots idioms. I've learned from and played with some of the legendary greats such as Muddy Waters, Lightnin' Hopkins, Roosevelt Sykes, and Sonny Terry, with whom I've recorded and toured. I've been playing in clubs, coffee houses and concerts in the New York area and in Britain. In addition to folk festivals around the country, I do a regular folk radio show over WBAI. My experience includes teaching folk music at CCNY, and playing virtual concerts for a nursing home.
3:00PM Sally Campbell (MC):
Pat's songs have been highly praised by Pete Seeger, Peter Yarrow, and others. They have a strong folk influence, and cover topics such as peace, the environment, women's struggles, and more.
Lydia Adams Davis:
Whether singing newly-composed ballads and improvising political satire for a coffeehouse audience or leading an educational sing-along for children, one thing is clear: Lydia Adams Davis is a born performer. Her energy and exuberance captivates audiences of all ages.
4:00PM Gary Allard (MC):
Cleo is a dancer and circus artist who sings songs of peace and justice in the tradition of the late Reverend Frederick Douglas Kirkpatrick & his Hey Brother, Hey Sister Coffee House.
The Ranzo Boys:
The Ranzo Boys - Lafayette Matthews (he/him) and Jules Peiperl (they/them) - have been singing together for seven years. They seek out traditional, folk, blues, maritime, and modern music that speaks to a queer attitude and a rollicking good time.