Archive for November, 2014

Matthew Colthup, and featuring TAMI LYNN

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CONCERT: Sat, Dec 6. 1PM, No charge

Colthup hails from England and has been enjoying recent performances with the U.S. Rolling Stones. His NPR Library performance will include blues and pop, incorporate electro-acoustic guitar and demonstrate the versatility of the classical Spanish guitar. Colthup will discuss both his experiences in England as well as how American music played a pivotal role in his British upbringing.

He is joined by Tami Lynn, a legendary New Orleans soul singer, who has performed with the Rolling Stones, Dr John and many others, scoring a top ten hit on the UK Singles Chart in 1971, with the song “I’m Gonna Run Away From You.”

This is a 100 at 1PM Concert; 100 tickets will be given out at the front desk starting at 1PM, and these ticket holders will be seated first. We will then make every attempt to seat remaining audience members.



FILM: Thurs, Dec 4, 6PM, No charge

COWSPIRACY: The Sustainability Secret is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following an intrepid filmmaker as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today – and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it. As eye-opening as Blackfish and as inspiring as An Inconvenient Truth, this shocking yet humorous documentary reveals the absolutely devastating environmental impact large-scale factory farming has on our planet.

Directors: Kip Andersen, Keegan Kuhn
Starring: Michael Pollan, Dr. Richard Oppenlander, Dr. Will Tuttle, Howard Lyman, Will Potter
91 min

Tracy Grammer ~ Nov. 15

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Enjoy an up close library event with Tracy Grammer! Seating is limited. We will be issuing 100 tickets, starting at 1PM at the library’s front desk. One ticket per person. Sound check will begin at 2PM, and will be followed by seating patrons with tickets. Doors will then open for standing room only.

“Tracy Grammer is a brilliant artist and unique individual. Her voice is distinctive, as is her mastery over the instruments she plays.”
– Joan Baez

“Her pure voice conveys the simple truths of these songs; her gifts as a musician are like that of a painter who is a master of chiaroscuro, offering light and shadow at every turn.“ – Mary Chapin Carpenter

An eighteen minute mini concert with tracy at folk alliance in 2013:

“One of the finest pure musicians anywhere in folkdom.” – Boston Globe

Unrecorded song that tracy and joan baez did together as a tribute to dave carter: