Saturday, November 22, 2014 Songwriter Bernice Lewis
With three decades of performing festivals, concert halls, coffeehouses, colleges, and house concerts, along with a half dozen acclaimed CDs, Bernice Lewis has built a solid national fan base. She is also a published poet, a producer, and an educator extraordinaire. Bernice studied vocal improvisation with Bobby McFerrin, guitar technique with Alex DeGrassi and Guy van Duser, and songwriting with Rosanne Cash and Cris Williamson — has been a featured performer on NPR’sMountain Stage program, as well as at the Kennedy Center.
In 1987, she was a finalist in the prestigious New Folk Songwriting Contest at the Kerrville (Texas) Folk Festival, where she continues to be a main stage favorite. Her ballad, “Bridges That Hold,” was included in Peter, Paul and Mary’s Lifelines video (PBS). She was featured in Yoga Journal for her work with sound and yoga, and has shared the stage with many renowned artists, including Dar Williams, Dixie Chicks, Patty Griffin, Pete Seegar, Ellis Paul, Rory Block, Livingston Taylor, Odetta, Christine Lavin, Marty Sexton, Patty Larkin, Catie Curtis… it’s a long list.
Seats are $15, and you can reserve your seat online by hitting the Reserve Seats tab.
This is a Saturday show, starting at 8PM and you are welcome to arrive as early as 7PM for social mixing and grabbing your favorite spot.
Please bring cash or check and add it to the basket when you arrive. All funds go directly to the artist, and this is how they make their living. We’ll put out snacks and beverages, and you’re welcome to bring something to share, which makes it all the more fun!
Remember, seating is limited to 25 spots, so it’s best to reserve early by hitting the Reserve Seats tab!