Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Anthology of American Folk Music Night: New Haven Edition, CT Food Bank Benefit 11/30 @ Cafe9

A good show with great intentions comes to Cafe Nine on Friday 11/30. Lys Guillorn and Elisa Flynn are hosting a huge folk event with a dozen plus performers. Each performer will pick 2 songs from Harry Smiths oeuvre and play.


A dozen + performers will pick 2 songs each from Harry Smith's seminal anthology and play 'em. Your lovely hosts will be Elisa Flynn and Lys Guillorn. This event will benefit the Connecticut Food Bank.

Performers (in alphabetical order):
Chris Bousquet, Bill Collins, Elison Jackson, Elisa Flynn, The Grimm Generation, Lys Guillorn, George Hakkila, Dave Hogan, Daphne Lee Martin, The Mercy Choir, Mr. Ray Neal, Stacy Phillips and The Proud Flesh, The Sawtelles.

(see the full list of songs)

Taken songs:
Hello Stranger
Sail Away Ladies/Indian War Whoop
My Name is John Johanna
White House Blues
Old Shoes and Leggins
Charles Guiteau
Down on Penny's Farm
I Wish I Was A Mole In The Ground
Single Girl Married Girl
Dry Bones
Sugar Baby
John Hardy was a Desperate Little Man
C'est Si Triste Sans Lui (It's So Blue Without Him)
When That Great Ship Went Down
The Butcher's Boy (Railroad Boy)
Baby Please Don't Go
Old Dog Blue
Engine 143
Must Be Born Again
See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
No Depression In Heaven
Peg and Awl
Since I Laid My Burden down
Willy Moore
Adieu false heart
99 Year Blues
Casey Jones
50 Miles Of Elbow Room
spike driver blues


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