Celebration Series: The Music of Patty Griffin

Celebration Series: The Music of Patty Griffin

Sat · March 16, 2019

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

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Celebration Series: The Music of Patty Griffin
Celebration Series: The Music of Patty Griffin
The Celebration Series celebrates singer/songwriters in our midst! Each month we honor a particular singer/songwriter or two by inviting a handful of local performers to play the honoree’s songs onstage. This series, a fundraiser for The Warming House, happens with different honorees and different musicians every month. This month we celebrate Patty Griffin on her birthday! Performers to include Brad McLemore, Brianna Lane, Jessica Skilar, Greg Neis, Ted H, Zachary Scot Johnson, Dan Rumsey and John Louis! Doors at 7:30, music at 8:00. Suggested donation is $5 - $20, and all proceeds go to support The Warming House, a tax-exempt music listening room.
Brad McLemore
Brad McLemore
A native Texan, Brad McLemore has moved his home base north to Minneapolis. As a sideman for Texas artists such as Sara Hickman and Soul Food Café, McLemore spent a decade touring the country and performing on TV shows such as Austin City Limits and The Tonight Show. Just before relocating, McLemore traded his role as lead guitarist for the singer/songwriter and began playing solo acoustic shows and fronting an electric trio to perform his original music. With songs that search the soul for love, justice and peace of mind, McLemore’s songs have been compared to Ryan Adams, “without the angst…” by one local critic. Blending Americana styles and the best of country, folk and blues into earthy tunes that feature emotionally dynamic guitar.
Brianna Lane
Brianna Lane
Brianna Lane is an Americana singer/songwriter from Minneapolis, MN. She has the voice of a chain-smoking angel, songs that balance hope and despair, and the stage presence of an old friend.

For fans of Gillian Welch, Lucinda Williams, Patty Griffin, Shawn Colvin, and Ryan Adams.

“Poised, ambitious, a soul-singer of the first order, and an accomplished guitarist.”
— Jim Walsh (Star Tribune Minneapolis, MN)
Jessica Skilar
Jessica Skilar
Open-field Americana inspired by backcountry highways, blue-sky mornings, and heartbreak.
Greg Neis
Greg Neis
Ted H
Ted H
Driven to write the perfect song, Ted is constantly composing, learning, listening, playing and singing.

“This Is What I Do”, is a culmination of years of song crafting. This is a sort of “greatest hits” package, compiling Ted’s favorite songs into one album to provide a relatable soundtrack for the lover, the loser, the sinner and the saint – roles we all play at any given moment in life.
Zachary Scot Johnson
Zachary Scot Johnson
Zachary Scot Johnson is both a well traveled singer/ songwriter, having shared the stage with artists like Shawn Colvin, Keb' Mo', Marc Cohn, Jane Siberry, The Be Good Tanyas, Lisa Loeb, Steve Forbert, The Verve Pipe, Richard Shindell, The Greencards, Cheryl Wheeler, Lucy Kaplansky, Susan Werner, Juliette Lewis, Shawn Mullins, Julia Nunes, Catie Curtis, Peter Mulvey, Willy Porter, Maria Muldaur, Rita Wilson, Kevin Costner and Modern West, Steve Poltz, Billy Joe Shaver, John Fullbright, Vonda Shepard, James McCartney, John Hammond and others and a strong internet presence, including a YouTube channel with well over 38 million views, a strong Facebook fanbase, and more. He has been touring nonstop since 2001 and has performed just about everywhere within the US. He has released four cds, including 2004's "Moment of Clarity", 2008's "To Whom It May Concern", 2011's "Live at the Guild" and 2017's "Sad Songs". Johnson is a nationally touring artist, performing 75 or more dates annually and is a proud member of the Grammy Recording Foundation. His hit YouTube channel, thesongadayproject has Johnson bringing a song--either original or cover--from wherever he is on any given day and has run for over 1, 850 consecutive days (over 5 full years without a single missed day), and garnered an astonishing number of loyal viewers. Over 150 guests have appear on the channel in collaboration with Zach including Donovan (who flew Zach to Ireland to record together), Shawn Colvin, Rosanne Cash, Marc Cohn, Jeff Daniels ("Dumb and Dumber", "The Newsroom", etc.) Noel Paul Stookey & Peter Yarrow (from Peter, Paul and Mary), Creed Bratton (from "The Office" and The Grass Roots), Lisa Loeb, J.D. Souther, Mary Gauthier, Melissa Manchester, Nellie McKay, Over The Rhine, Stephen Kellogg, Jeremy Messersmith, Mary Black, David Wilcox, Tom Paxton, Lucero and many more. He's also the host of The Joni Mitchell Podcast and Meryl Streep and The Movies, both available for free on ITunes and other podcast platforms. Johnson has strong Facebook and Twitter fanbases. Please be sure to visit him on Facebook as well as his website www.zacharyscotjohnson.com.
Dan Rumsey
Dan Rumsey
Song writer/interpreter, Dan Rumsey is a St. Paul native who plays guitar, piano, mandolin, and harmonica. He started the Riverview Cafe Open Mic back around 1998 and hosted for 10 years. He is the 2016 Upper Midwest Singer Songwriter Champion.

Dan performs in coffee houses, bars, restaurants, breweries, house concerts, on the street, and at farmers' markets. He performs in a soulful, bluesy style and has released 3 CD's.

"Dan Rumsey would have felt right at home in the 1960's folk/blues scene"
-Sing Out! magazine
John Louis
John Louis
John Louis is a Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter who crafts twangy folk songs about love and loss.

Louis writes to connect the personal with the universal: hope and longing, change and regret, love and death, loneliness and kindness.

For fans of Townes Van Zandt, Patty Griffin, Kris Kristofferson and Lucinda Williams.

Quotes


“John Louis's songwriting is reminiscent of Kris Kristofferson, John Prine and Townes Van Zandt.” The Current, Radio Heartland

“Live at The Warming House, Minneapolis, Minnesota is both gentle and intense. It welcomes listeners in, and gives them something to think about.” No Depression

“Rootsy singer/songwriter John Louis [is] equal parts John Prine and Robert Earl Keen . . . .” StarTribune

"A terrific live album!" The Sundilla Radio Hour (commenting on "Live at The Warming House, Minneapolis, Minnesota")

“’Drift ... deserves a spot in any real roots-Americana lover's library.” Jim Walsh, former City Pages music editor and award-winning columnist for the Pioneer Press.

“Love it!” Jonathan Byrd (commenting on “Drift”)
Venue Information:
The Warming House
4001 Bryant Ave South
Minneapolis, MN, 55409
http://thewarminghouse.net/