A double nomination in the 2015 BBC Folk Awards – for Best Singer and Best New Song – was a timely reminder of Jez Lowe’s standing in the UK folk and acoustic music scene. Not only he is one of the busiest live performers in the country, but his songs are among the most widely sung by other performers, whether by long-established acts like Fairport … [Read more...] about Cranberry Coffeehouse presents Jez Lowe
Binghamton Porchfest is, "A free celebration of community, music, and togetherness, Porchfest is the grassroots collaborative effort of hundreds of individual musicians and dozens of resident hosts of the West Side neighborhood of Binghamton (specifically the including and directly surrounding the historic Abel Bennett Tract) who get together on the last … [Read more...] about Porchfest Returns
Lipbone Redding has taken his singular vocal instrumental style to a new level by playing guitar and producing all of the instrument sounds while simultaneously singing and storytelling without the use of electronic effects nor a loop pedal. A one-man orchestra with no electronic effects, his natural human sounds of throat singing, bass and beat-boxing, and … [Read more...] about Lipbone Redding
Presented in cooperation with Witness For Peace — Renowned Honduran resistance singer, feminist organizer, poet and performer Karla Lara performs with virtuoso jazz musician, pianist and composer José Antonio Velásquez. Their music addresses the struggle for justice and self-determination against the forces of capitalism, racism, and patriarchy in Honduras … [Read more...] about Karla Lara and José Antonio Velásquez – “Live Life Singing!” tour
Massachusetts folk-rocker Johnny Irion performs songs from his upcoming album, Driving Friend, in an intimate Binghamton houseconcert. The album was recorded with Irion's friends from Dawes, Wilco, Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers, and his wife Sarah Lee Guthrie (daughter of Arlo), produced by Tim Bluhm and renowned filmmaker/cinematographer Alan Kozlowski, and … [Read more...] about Johnny Irion houseconcert & CD pre-release
When all the holiday parties are over, the scrumptious goodies eaten, the gifts enjoyed and stowed away, the Xmas tree put out at the curb, the New Year ushered in, and the New Year’s resolutions made, there’s one more holiday treat in store! The annual visit of Quickstep to the Cranberry Coffeehouse. Quickstep, a.k.a. John Kirk, Trish Miller and Ed … [Read more...] about Holiday treat in store for you!