Here is the March lineup for Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse. The coffeehouse is inside Christ Unity Church at 105 McBrien Road. Shows begin at 8 p.m. Coffee, tea and homemade cookies are available. There is a $10 suggested donation at the door. For more information call 504-7258.
March 1 Dana and Susan Robinson
Dana and Susan Robinson are two guitar-playing, banjo-frailing, fiddle-sawing, and harmony-singing interpreters of the American experience. Their unique blend of contemporary songwriting and traditional Appalachian music bring to their performances a deep understanding of Americas musical heritage.The genius of a Dana and Susan Robinson performance lies in their ability to capture the imagination of their audience, evoking a transformative experience that touches on the deepest humanity.
March 8 Heidi Howe
Heidi Howe has toured nationally, placed first in a mainstream country battle of the bands, played huge concert halls and pitched songs in Nashville. She’s played radio shows, television shows, and has had her music featured in film. The list of people Howe has opened for reads like a who’s who of alt-country music: Todd Snider, Jason Ringenberg, Paul Thorn, Stacey Earle, The Be Good Tanyas, Jerry Douglas, Billy Joe Shaver, Kim Richey, Holly Williams, The Wood Brothers, Tim Krekel, Rosie Flores and Tommy Womack, to name a few.
March 9 An Afternoon of Solo Piano with Jospeh Akins, Joe Bongiorno and Amy Janelle ( 2:30 Sunday Afternoon Show)
March 15 Garcia and Scott
Garcia and Scott had individual lives before the duo. Garcia toured the world for nearly 8 years with Julio Iglesias, singing the duet “All of You” with him nightly. She says the experience was, “a world class education in music. I learned that the world really is your stage.” Garcia also had a record deal with Universal Music - Mexico and toured Mexico and the Southwest United States to promote her album, "Resandole A Dios." In addition to playing music most of his life, Scott spent nearly 10 years in a public radio newsroom. He was a news director, reporter and producer working at NPR member stations in Murray, KY and Oxford, OH. Scott produced 12 national news features for NPR. He says it was good training ground for songwriting,
March 22 TBA
March 29 Sarah Morgan
The music of Sarah Morgan embodies her respect and joy of folk music and her creative approach to arranging. Backing traditional Appalachian melodies and haunting old time tunes with fresh harmonies and a progressive drive, she lends a new feel to seemingly "old" tunes, while accompanying pure and heartfelt vocals with the unpretentious sound of the Appalachian dulcimer. Folk, Americana, and Old-Time roots are brought to the forefront at live shows, where only Sarah and her dulcimer can be found behind the microphone, creating a subtle yet powerful sound that brings the relevant music of the past to today’s audience.