11:00AM Barry Oreck:
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.
11:30AM Christine Obiamalu:
Originally from Nigeria and currently based in New York City, singer-songwriter Christine Obiamalu is a classically trained vocalist and pianist with a Bachelors of Music from New York University. She has performed in cities across Africa and North America including Lagos, Cape Town, Toronto, Los Angeles and New York City. Her first studio project, Get Out Of Me/Chemicals, was released in Fall 2020 with rave reviews. Her original music is an eclectic mix of Pop, RnB and Rock.
12:00PM Judy Gorman:
Pete Seeger said: “Judy Gorman shoots the arrow straight to the heart; she's a wonderful singer and musician”.
Her singing and guitar work are infused with blues, folk, and jazz. She has performed for the United Nations, at festivals, universities, concert halls, and peace, environmental and human rights events internationally. Judy has shared the stage with Pete Seeger, Odetta, Harry Belafonte, Whoopi Goldberg, Sweet Honey in The Rock, Suzanne Vega, Richie Havens, the Indigo Girls, Meryl Streep and James Earl Jones.
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!
1:00PM Hilary Hawke:
Hilary Hawke is a pillar in the NYC oldtime and bluegrass music scene. Known for her banjo playing, singing and songwriting, Hilary is pleased to present songs from her newest banjo album, Lilygild being released in May 2022. In 2019 Hilary was the banjoist for the Tony award winning revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! on broadway, and most recently was honored to perform for the USA pavilion in Dubai with the band, the Wild Goats.
1:30PM Lucas Rotman:
Brooklyn based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Lucas has been performing, recording and writing songs both as a solo performer and with his band, the Melodic Miners, for over two decades. A sound steeped in Americana with penetrating lyrics, soulful melodies; a storyteller of the forgotten and untold. A regular performer at venues in and around NYC and in Sullivan County (upstate NY), Lucas is excited for the reopening of the non-virtual musical world as we hopefully move towards a Covid Free summer and fall.