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Lansdowne Folk Club 2019 Fall Concert Schedule

Lansdowne Folk Club presents Mara Levine and Gathering Time co-bill on Thursday, October 24, 2019.  Held at the Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA, doors open at 7:00 PM and show begins at 7:30 PM.  Tickets are $17 when purchased in advance online or with an advanced phone reservation and $20 without an advance reservation.

*Special notice: We will be holding a beer tasting fundraiser between 4-6 PM on Sunday, October 13 at 2312 Garrett Pub, 2312 Garrett Road, Drexel Hill, Pa.  Tickets are $35 per person, which will include the beer tasting and some snacks.   Click here to order tickets by cc online. Call (484) 466-6213 or email us Lfolkclub@gmail.com to make a reservation  We would appreciate at least a reservation, so we can keep the bar up to date about number of people coming.

 

Mara Levin – Photo by Manny Krevat

Called one of the best singers of her generation by Christine Lavin, and “golden voiced” by David Amram, International touring artist Mara Levine is known as an exceptional song-finder, selecting and then creating beautiful interpretations of fine traditional and contemporary songs.  Her latest CD “Facets of Folk”, was the #1 album, with the #1 song and #1 artist positions on the International Folk DJ Chart for January 2019.  On “Facets of Folk”, Levine presents a number of songs of social conscience with themes of taking a stand, making a difference and considering the treatment of others.  Those tunes, written by popular contemporary songwriters as well as emerging talents, are all carefully set among folk favorites and lesser known songs.  Mara will be supported by Gathering Time, who will have their own set at well.  Learn more about her and her music at https://maralevine.com.

Gathering Time – photo by Ted Stoforos

Start with the 1960s folk tradition of Peter, Paul & Mary; add the vocal complexity and electric energy of Crosby, Stills & Nash, a dash of The Byrds and a jot of Joni Mitchell, and you have Gathering Time, a folk-rock/Americana harmony trio that has been turning heads for nearly a decade on the northeastern folk circuit and beyond.  With a vocal blend often described as seamless, inspired guitar playing and precise percussion, Stuart Markus, Hillary Foxsong and Gerry McKeveny evince deep roots in ‘60s folk-rock, with a healthy dash of traditional folk in the mix.

Their stage chemistry makes clear that they take the music (if not themselves) very seriously, yet their infectious energy wins over even fans who never considered themselves folkies.  Check them out at https://www.gathering-time.com and see why they were voted one of “Long Island’s Best” by the Long Island Press.

Other upcoming 2019 concerts include Deb Callahan on November 21 and Stephen DiJoseph on December 5.


Parking is available on the street and at the SEPTA train station approximately one block away.  Handicap parking* is behind the building.  For reservations, advance ticket sales and more information visit website www.folkclub.org, email Lfolkclub@gmail.com or call (484) 466-6213.  Cash only accepted at the door.


*There is one ADA designated parking spot in the area behind the building, but we can set aside additional handicapped parking if you notify us in advance by email.  Also, there is a wheelchair lift available near that parking area; please let us know in the email if you require the lift as well.  Lfolkclub@gmail.com


Founded in 1993, the Lansdowne Folk Club is a 501(c) (3) all volunteer non-profit corporation dedicated to presenting folk, acoustic and blues music.