|Solo performance by psychedelic folk-revival songstress.|
|WHEN:||Saturday November 10th 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
186 No. Main Street, Suite 210
Sebastopol, CA 95472
|COST:||$15 - $25 (sliding scale)|
Join celebrated songbird, Northwest Coast songwriter-performer JOANNE RAND in concert at dhyana Center on Saturday, November 10, 8:00PM. Opening the show will be local treasure, folk songstress Rachel Tree. $15-$25 admission at the door includes a free CD (186 North Main Street, Ste. 250, Sebastopol, CA 95472). For more information contact 707-823-8818 or visit www.dhyanacenter.com. Advance tickets are available at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/284925
Touring nationally for a quarter of a century alongside some heavyweight musicians, JOANNE RAND is currently completing her thirteenth CD. Writing and playing music since childhood in the Deep South, Rand cut her performance teeth playing bluegrass in Alaska. A North Bay Bohemian readers’ poll voted her “Best Acoustic Band,” and calls Rand a “legendary…longtime local hero.” “Nothing short of brilliant.” -Santa Rosa PD. In the 1990s Rand also lived in Seattle where she helped anchor the city’s thriving music scene and collaborated with her songwriter brother, as he died of AIDS. She now resides in Arcata, CA, where she’s raising her daughter, teaching music, filmscoring and touring. JoanneRandMusic.com
PRESS QUOTES JOANNE RAND:
• " celebrated musician, composer and teacher….consistently engaging, perceptive, universal music." SFStation.com 2011.
• " her delivery and ability to fill a room with emotion, as if she is delivering a private performance directly to your heart, makes her shows very special. [Hear] this woman, she's fantastic." -M. Nassar, concert producer, 2012
• “Her voice is a powerful, remarkable, exceptional and unforgettable force of nature.”- Portland, OR SE Examiner, 2010
• “Excellent voice - spot on arrangement” - Solent Records, U.K.
Folk songstress RACHEL TREE has been performing throughout the Bay Area for the past 25 years. She has long believed in the healing power of the voice and her soulful performances are a testament to that belief. A fan once said that experiencing Rachel’s singing was like “witnessing a prayer”. Her diverse musical influences range from traditional folk, gospel and blues to North Indian classical and beyond. Her songs reflect her reverence for the natural world, her personal transformative journey and her deep desire for global peace and justice.
“If the earth had a human voice, it would be that of Rachel Tree. I know of no more stirring richness of tone matched to such soul, consciousness and heart.” –Teresa Tudury