Blind Willie McTell’s song “Broke Down Engine Blues” has all the components of a true blues tune and it’s been covered by many including Bob Dylan, John Hammond, Peter Case – and January house concert artists Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons.
Below is a recording of Blind Willie and video of Ben and Joe’s version for comparison. The show is on Wednesday, January 17. Potluck at 6 pm, Music at 7 pm.
Sunday, December 17, 2017 Chestnut House Concerts brings you Miss Tess & The Talkbacks. She’s a little bit classic country and honky-tonk, some southern rhythm and blues, with a side of New Orleans jazz and swing.
There’s a potluck at 6 p.m. and the music will start at 7 p.m. Suggested donations of $15-20 per person; everything goes to the band. RSVP with Tim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Sunday, December 3, 2017 Hasee Ciaccio will be at Chestnut House Concerts with three fellow musicians providing an evening of music called WINTER JUBILEE: MUSIC & MEMORIES FROM THE MOUNTAIN SOUTH. Winter Jubilee will feature Tyler Hughes (banjo), Sam Gleaves (guitar), Emily Mann (fiddle) and Hasee (bass).
Potluck at 6 pm, Music at 7. RSVP with Tim at email@example.com.
Hasee, now touring with Molly Tuttle, previously performed at Chestnut House Concerts with The Barefoot Movement. Here’s a video of Hasee and bass player Billy Gee.
Ana Egge charmed the audience at Chestnut House Concerts in May, 2017 with her strong voice, beautiful music and warm smile. Folk Alley brings us the video premier of “We Are One”, written by Ana and songwriter Gary Nicholson, and produced by Beehive Productions.
On Sunday evening, November 5, 2017, singer songwriter Roxanne de Bastion will be at Chestnut House Concerts – there’s still room to RSVP with Tim at firstname.lastname@example.org. Potluck at 6, Music at 7.
While Roxanne De Bastion is busy writing music and performing around the world, she also makes time to serve on the board of the Featured Artists Coalition (FAC). The FAC functions as a collective voice, actively promoting transparency and fairness within the industry. Artists possess a persuasive voice in influencing political debates, so the FAC ensures that voice is heard by government and policymakers in the UK, USA and EU. The FAC board includes: Imogen Heap (Artist In Residence), Annie Lennox, Ed O’Brien (Radiohead), Fran Healy (Travis), Hal Ritson (The Young Punx), Howard Jones, Jeremy Pritchard (Everything Everything), Kate Nash, Katie Melua, Lemar, Lucy Pullin, Master Shortie, Nick Mason (Pink Floyd), Roxanne de Bastion, Rumer, Sam Lee, Sandie Shaw.
Chestnut House Concerts welcomes Roxanne De Bastion on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 7:00 pm. There will be a potluck prior to the show at 6:00 pm. A suggested donation of $15/20 can be made at any point during the evening and all donations go to Roxanne for her tour expenses. Contact Tim at email@example.com to RSVP or call/text 717-940-9311.