Here is the March lineup for Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse, located in Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Shows are at 8 p.m. There is a $10 suggested donation at the door. For more information call 504-7258 or visit www.christunity.org. This a family friendly event.
Review for the performers:
March 2 Nikke Talley
Nikki Talley is a hardworking, energetic, mountain girl with a big voice. She is one half of a full time touring husband and wife duo based out of Asheville, N.C. contributing acoustic guitar, clawhammer banjo & of course her trademark stunning vocals. Since January 2012 she and husband Jason Sharp, who accompanies her on finger style and flat picking guitar as well as bass, have played 120+ shows in six months in 10 states throughout the Southeast touring out of their Chevy van, Blue Bell, they bought with money raised from a successful Kickstarter campaign.
March 9 Russell Gulley
As a veteran Muscle Shoals songwriter and musician, Russell was one of the founding members of Jackson Highway, a classic southern rock band right out of the 70's when Skynyrd was king and the Southeast was the breeding ground for roots rock and roll, soul, blues, country, and gospel.Today, he carries on that Shoals tradition proudly as evidenced in his latest CD, the acclaimed, "Back to the Swamp" on Jackson Highway Records.
March 16 Shawn Gallaway
Shawn Gallaway is a singer songwriter, visual artist, author, ceremonial healer, workshop facilitator, energy worker and certified lifeline practitioner. He has traveled throughout the world sharing his message of healing through the arts, branding Conscious Music a movement calling attention to the significance and to the consequences choice has in our lives. Recently, Shawn shared the stage with authors Gregg Braden, Bruce Lipton, Robert Holden and with rock and pop masters Orleans and Friends. He also had the high honor of being present for the showing of his I Choose Love music video during the presentation of a Freedom Award by the Civil Right’s Museum in Memphis to his Holiness the Dalai Lama.
March 23 Jeanne Jolley
Jeanne released her debut full length, “Angels,” produced by Chris Boerner, released by The Foreign Exchange Music in October (2012) and has been on the road for her Album Release Tour playing to packed rooms in venues such as Lincoln Theater, Raleigh, NC, Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 2), NYC, & The Rutledge, Nashville. “She is undeniably a versatile singer with an amazing and rare ability to sing with the sophistication of modern jazz and the simple passion of an Appalachian Americana. Jolly has a gorgeous voice that isn’t something you hear or happen upon everyday” Common Folk Review
March 31 Martha Ann Brooks, Laure Lappointe, Andrew Kelsay
A trio of songwriters who will share the stage for the evening swapping songs, both old and new.