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Annette's Bravo Blog features news and discussion about the library's collection of classical, jazz and popular recordings. Stop by for links to musical happenings in the library and community as well as links to online music resources.

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Puente Flamingo

lonnie--DavidThursday, May 15 • 7-8:30pm
Carman Community Room

David and Lonnie Chu will perform Latin American songs with a bit of Spanish flamenco thrown in. 

Free!

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Folk Music Series Features Tribute to Woody Guthrie

adam-miller-webThe final concert of LPL’s Folk Music Series: Protest Songs – Music with Meaning will feature Adam Miller performing works by Woody Guthrie on Sunday, April 27 at 2pm in the Carman Community Room.

Miller, autoharpist and singer/songwriter, will also perform songs of the American labor movement. For a sneak preview, check out these CDs available in the library’s music CD collection:

Buttercup Joe: Timeless Ballads and Folksongs

The Orphan Train and Other Reminiscences

When the River Ran Backward

Folk Music Series Spotlights Kim & Reggie Harris

LPL’s Seventh Annual Folk Music Series: Protest Songs – Music with Meaning continues on Sunday, March 16 with singers/songwriters Kim and Reggie Harris. Natives of Philadelphia, the duo will perform songs dealing with the Civil Rights movement and Underground Railroad at 2PM in the library’s Carman Community Room. For a sneak preview, check out these albums by Kim and Reggie in the library’s music CD collection:

 

Resurrection

 

Get on Board! Underground Railroad & Civil Rights Freedom Songs

 

Let My People Go: a Jewish and African American celebration of Freedom

 

Simplicity

 

Spoken in Love: Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie in concert

 

Folk Music Series Spotlights Jamie Notarthomas

LPL’s Seventh Annual Folk Music Series: Protest Songs – Music with Meaning opens with singer/songwriter and acoustic guitarist Jamie Notarthomas on Sunday, January 19 at 2PM in the library’s Carman Community Room. For a sneak preview, check out these albums by Notarthomas in the library’s music CD collection:

Crow Convention

Heads or Tales

The Water

Climbing out of the 20th Century

Ukulele Workshop for Beginners*

ukelele-onlySaturdays, April 26, May 24
1-2pm • Sargent Meeting Room

Learn to play songs on your ukulele! Musician Pat
Doherty will teach participants to play 1-3 songs per
session. Participants must be 12 years old and over and
bring their own instruments. Free, but registration is required for each session.

Sign up today!