Kelly Flint, who once was the voice of the New York City-based postmodern lounge group Dave’s True Story, is performing her own music in a show in Rye on Thursday.
She’ll be one of a trio of singer-songwriters taking performing as on a Rye Arts Center Live! Coffeehouse bill at Le Pain Quotidien.
Paul Sforza and George Kilby Jr. will also perform.
Flint, a Scarsdale resident, will be joined on the upright bass by fomer DTS bandmate Jeff Eyrich, who promises Flint will be performing “lots of new songs.”
Flint started performing her own folk-inflected songs in earnest after DTS broke up in 2007, though she was writing songs long before she started singing bandmate Dave Cantor‘s jazzy songs in DTS beginning in the mid 1990s.
Catch up with what Kelly’s been doing lately by reading the interview she did with me 14 months ago for The Journal News/lohud.com.
IF YOU GO
What: Kelly Flint. Paul Sforza, and George Kilby Jr. in performance
Where: Rye Arts Center Live! Coffeehouse at Le Pain Quotidien, 30 Purchase Street, Rye, New York
When: 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26 (Doors at 6 p.m.)
Tickets: $10 in advance (GO HERE to buy online), $12 at the door.
Posted in Country, Folk, Music, News, Singer-Songwriter
Tagged Dave Cantor, Dave's True Story, Jeff Eyrich, Kelly Flint, Rye, Rye Arts Center, Scarsdale
Maggie, Suzzy, and Terre Roche (Photo by Irene Young via The Roches Facebook page)
Maggie Roche, the eldest of the three folk-singing sisters from Bergen County, New Jersey, who performed as The Roches, died Saturday morning.
Maggie, who always seemed like the sensible, quiet sister, was 65 when she lost her battle with cancer.
Younger sister Suzzy Roche confirmed the death in a loving Facebook farewell, saying she and Maggie spent “the last month and a half helping each other through her final journey.”
Posted in Music, News, RIP
Tagged Capitol Theatre, Carolling Carollers, Christmas, folk music, Hallelujah Chorus, Lucy Wainwright Roche, Maggie Roche, New Jersey, Park Ridge, Passaic, Suzzy Roche, Terre Roche, The Roches
New York Jazzharmonic Trad-Jazz Sextet at Union Arts Center, Sparkill, New York, on Jan. 6, 2017. (Photo © 2017. Steven P. Marsh/willyoumissme.com)
In reflecting on my concert-going of 2016 and looking at what’s already on the docket for 2017, I’ve finally come to grips with the fact that I should be keeping list of the concerts, shows, and other performing arts events I attend.
It’s not that I haven’t thought about this before. I used to dismiss it because I take photos at most shows and keep my tickets stubs, or what pass for stubs. But in the past year or so, more and more venues, at least in the rock world, are opting for total will call operations.
Granted, there’s usually a receipt generated for each faux ticket purchase, but a receipt is a poor substitute for a ticket in the scrapbook — even if, as in my case, it’s a shoebox with scrapbook aspirations.
So my logging begins in earnest in 2017, and kicked off Friday night with Rocklander Ron Wasserman’s New York Jazzharmonic Trad-Jazz Sextet in an uplifting, well-played program of early jazz at the Union Arts Center in Sparkill, New York. It was a marked contrast to my last show of 2016, a Brooklyn New Year’s Eve bash featuring Guided By Voices.
Posted in Concerts, Jazz, Music
Tagged Billy Test, Corey A. Wallace, Jay Rattman, Jay Sawyer, Jazz, Joseph Boga, Music, New York Jazzharmonic, ragtime, Ron Wasserman, Scott Joplin, sextet, Union Arts Center