The popular southwest Michigan restaurant and music venue Salt of the Earth is pleased to announce its Sunday House Concert Series for winter 2011. All House Concerts begin at 7:00 PM. Please call 269.561.7258 for further details, to purchase tickets, and make dinner reservations. Salt of the Earth is located at 114 E Main Fennville MI 49408. Visit www.saltoftheearthfennville.com
for current menus, hours of operation, and event schedule.
Sunday January 16- Red Tail Ring- "Michael Beauchamp and Laurel Premo come together to form Red Tail Ring, a duo with roots firmly planted in Appalachian old-time and folk music, and branches reaching out to forge new arrangements complete with haunting harmonies and an expansive dynamic range. Red Tail Ring, in its name, seeks to call to mind tales of the backwoods, wild in their formation, and wise at their core." $5 reserved www.redtailring.com
Sunday January 23- Rachael Davis and Jake Armerding- One of Michigan’s finest singersongqriters Rachael Davis appears in a very special concert with Boston violinist/singer/songwriter Jake Armerding. $10 reserved
Sunday January 30- Junior Valentine and Steve ‘Doc’ Yankee- West MI veteran blues guitarist/singer Junior Valentine joins forces with roots pianist Steve 'Doc' Yankee for an evening of New Orleans flavored music. $6 reserved. www.juniorvalentine.com
Sunday February 6- Shari Kane and Big Dave- Ann Arbor’s amazing fingerstyle guitarists and singers Shari Kane and Big Dave Steele play tunes from their new cd. $10 reserved.
Sunday February 13- May Erlewine with Seth Bernard- Michigan favorite singer songwriter May Erlewine in concert with partner Seth Bernard. May is re-releasing her CD 'Love Labor' at this special Valentine's Day concert. “But yet again, the highlight of the night was the first performer, Daisy May. Accompanied by fellow Earthworks musician Seth Bernard, May graced the audience with a voice that rivals Patsy Cline in strength and beauty." -Michigan Daily, $10 reserved.
Sunday February 20- Nobody’s Darlin’- an ‘all-girl’ string band based in Grand Rapids, specializing in old timey, bluegrass, gospel and classic country tunes. “Watching a performance by Nobody’s Darlin’ conjures up the essence of a simpler time, before electric guitars and pyrotechnics. The sound of Nobody’s Darlin’ strong female voices meld fluidly over acoustic instruments that resonate true
string instrument tones” $8 reserved.
Sunday February 27- Danny Schmidt and Carrie Elkin- Austin based singer/songwriters Danny Schmidt and Carrie Elkin are in for a special duo show. "Danny Schmidt is perhaps the best new songwriters I’ve heard in the last 15 years." - Rich Warren, Sing Out! Magazine ~ “Very few people in this world can captivate an audience with just a voice and a guitar the way Carrie Elkin can.” - Matthew Toledo, Athens Music Network ~ $12 reserved.
Sunday March 6- Neil Jacobs- “Neil Jacobs is truly a masterful performer on the 12 string acoustic guitar, with his own captivating style of playing that the St. Louis Riverfront Times describes as "mesmerizing" and the Austin Chronicle describes as "the rockin'est since early Leo Kottke". $10
Sunday March 13- Bill Staines- For more than forty years, Bill Staines has traveled back and forth across North America, singing his songs that appear in grade school music books, church hymnals, and scouting campfire songbooks. "a modern day Stephen Foster…his songs will be around 100 years from now." Composer David Amram $10 reserved.