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      CHERYL WHEELER & KENNY WHITE: Singer-songwriters Extraordaire in Harrison


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      August 22, 2020

      Saturday   7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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      CHERYL WHEELER & KENNY WHITE: Singer-songwriters Extraordaire

      If your idea of a folk singer-songwriter concert is a bunch of people clapping politely after songs, and then sitting quietly while the performer says things like This next next song is about..., well youre have seen a Cheryl Wheeler concert before! Cheryls concerts are more like what you would find at a comedy club than expect to find at a folk music concert. She can tell a story that has you rolling in the aisles, and then sing a song that leaves you wiping tears from your eyes. She will talk about some serious concert event, and then sing a song that will have you howling with laughter. Her entire concert is an emotional roller coaster...and you will love every minute! Read more about the artist http://cherylwheeler.com KENNY WHITE: Astonished audiences often ask KENNY WHITE after a live performance, How come Ive never heard of you? when in fact, the pianist, singer/songwriter, producer and arranger has been very well known in the NYC recording scene for decades. He comes to the world of the touring singer-songwriter following a long and successful musical journey. LONG LIST OF PRIORS, his aptly named new album, is the latest collection of original songs: indelible snapshots of the human condition, from heart-wrenching to hilarious and observed with the precision of a diamond cutter. As on his past recordings, Kenny Whites work in the studio enabled him to assemble a whos who of musicians and guest artists, including David Crosby, Peter Wolf, Larry Campbell, Amy Helm and Catherine Russell, along with his regular band featuring the dexterous Duke Levine on guitar, shape-shifting Shawn Pelton (Saturday Night Live) on drums, and the masterful Marty Ballou on bass. Now add the horns, strings, and other surprising arrangements, and LONG LIST OF PRIORS is a refreshingly original and multi-layered singer-songwriter recording. He still, from time to time, tours with Judy Collins throughout North America and performs the duet Veterans Day on her recent BOHEMIAN CD. He often shares a stage with his good friend Cheryl Wheeler, appearing on her live recording, GREETINGS, which he also produced. And though he has all but given up his days as a sideman, in 2014, he accepted an offer by none other than Tom Jones to play in his soul quartet for a sold-out, three week US tour. Read more about the artist http://kennywhite.net ABOUT DEERTREES THEATRE In 1936 a stunning opera house was built on the site of an old deer run in the forest above the friendly village of Harrison, Maine, Deertrees Theatre. This summer is our 84th season. The theatre was the vision of opera singer Enrica Clay-Dillon. It was designed by Harrison G. Wiseman, a famous theatre architect of the day who was instructed to create the most acoustically and technically perfect theatre possible. Constructed of rose hemlock, in the Adirondack Style, with hand-carved fixtures and near perfect acoustics,the 300 seat theatre was considered as fine as any on Broadway! Now listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, Deertrees is operated as a non-profit organization and presents a diverse schedule of performances and events, both musical and theatrical, every summer. TIME: Doors open at 7:00 pm / Show starts at 7:30 pm VENUE: ~ Parking is plentiful on site and free. ~ Theatre is handicapped accessible. ~ Picnic on the theatre grounds before the show. Only alcohol purchased at Deertrees can be consumed on site - before, during & after the performance. ~ Deertrees' Salt Lick Cafe & Bar open an hour before curtain selling beers, wines, landed, spring water, or hot drinks plus homemade shortbread and cookies. ~ Be sure to explore Deertrees' BackStage Art Gallery showcasing a variety of Maine artists. A wonderful opportunity to purchase original artwork. ~ Family-friendly concert for all ages. ~All proceeds support the theatre's historic building restoration fund. COST: $32 Adult Advance Tickets (24 hours prior), $37 General Admission on the day $18 Children Advance Tickets under 15 years of age (24 hours prior), $23 General Admission on the day More details: Call (207) 583-6747 or Email us at deertrees@usa.net Deertrees Theatre 156 Deertrees Road Road Harrison, ME 04040


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