Apr 052008
 

Peterborough Folk Music Society
Peterborough Players Theater

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John Gorka, Eliza Gilkyson,
and Cliff Eberhardt

Sunday April 5, 7:00pm
Peterborough Players Theater

After 11 albums the soulful baritone voice of John Gorka continues to turn heads. Lauded by Rolling Stone as the “preeminent male singer-songwriter of the New Folk Movement, Gorka performs rich multi-faceted songs full of depth, beauty and emotion that have grabbed the attention of critics and audiences across the country and Europe. His latest release, Writing in the Margins, is an engaging collection of sweet and serious songs that spans many musical genres-folk, pop, country and soul. With stories about love, war and the hope for a better world, John has released his most compelling and accessible album to date.

John Gorka on YouTube.

Eliza Gilkyson

The release of Beautiful World (May 2008), the fresh masterpiece from Grammy-nominated songwriter Eliza Gilkyson, is her first studio album since her award-winning 2005 release of Paradise Hotel. The New York Times has lauded her latest effort as “lush and passionate…edgy lyrics with piercing imagery.” Dirty Linen has called Gilkyson “one of the most influential artists on the American folk music scene.” Her new album is a collection of songs that explore optimism and love for the world despite its violence and darkness. In support of this record, Eliza will tour North America and Europe. This is her first appearance in Peterborough.

Eliza Gilkyson on YouTube.

Cliff Eberhardt

Veteran of 7 albums, the latest being The High Above and Down Below, Cliff Eberhardt remains of the most respected songwriters on the club scene. His is known for his great melodies and clever lyrical twists. Cliff’s musical career has spanned nearly his entire life, starting when he knew at age seven that he was going to be a singer-songwriter and his dad introduced him to the guitar. He’s been on the club scene since the 1970’s and has played with many well-known folk legends. His songs have been recorded by Dar Williams, Richie Havens, Shawn Colvin and many others.

Cliff Eberhardt on Youtube.

Tickets: $25 advance/ $28 day of the show

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