Folk musician Cindy Kallet will appear on Saturday, June 22 at Saturday Night in Marblehead, the monthly coffeehouse at the Church of St. Andrew in Marblehead. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 8 p.m. Requested donation is $15 at the door.
Kallet, a singer, guitarist and songwriter, has taught and performed extensively throughout North America; she has appeared on A Prairie Home Companion and WFMT’s Folkstage. She has recorded 11 albums and published a songbook of original songs. Kallet’s first album, Working on Wings to Fly, was voted one of the Top 100 Folk Albums of the [last] Century by WUMB Boston radio listeners. Her Leave the Cake in the Mailbox—Songs for Parents and Kids Growing Up received the Parents’ Choice Gold Award in 2004. She is also known for her work with Grey Larsen, with Gordon Bok as well as with Ellen Epstein and Michael Cicone.
Kallet’s repertoire includes original songs about a wide variety of topics: love lost and found, home, the state of the world, raising children and even skunks. She loves to share her favorite traditional and contemporary folk songs. In the Boston Globe, Scott Alarik has called Cindy “one of folk music’s most respected songwriters . . . provocative, heartwise and original” as well as “a brilliant guitarist.”
For more information about Cindy Kallet, see http://cindykallet.com.