RiverFolk Concerts presents Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen at The Cooperage, 3pm. They play a wide variety of new acoustic American roots music, Bluegrass and acoustic country, with blues, folk, swing, and jazz. Powerful vocal harmonies, expressive songwriting, smooth ballads. 845/252-6783.
RiverFolk Concerts presents a night of music commemorating the life and music of 1960s American protest singer Phil Ochs at The Cooperage, 5pm. The show will be hosted by Phil’s sister, Sonny Ochs. Featuring Greg Greenway, Pat Wictor, Sharon Katz, Kim & Reggie Harris, and Colleen Kattau.
RiverFolk Concerts presents Sloan Wainwright at The Cooperage, 7pm. Slaon demonstrates her easy command of a variety of American musical styles, pop, folk, and blues, held together by the melodious tone of her rich contralto, with the end result being a unique and soulful hybrid. Sweet & Savory Snacks. BYOB.
Unreasonable Facsimile will lead the open electric jam at The Cooperage, 7-10pm. In addition to performing their own tunes, the band will provide backup support to those who sign up to play. The sign up board will be available at 6:30pm. 570/253-2020.
Two Sisters Emporium hosts an evening of traditional Irish food and original music by Black Sage Project. Bistro opens at 6pm with menu choices of Shepard's pie, bangers & mash, or corned beef & cabbage. Concert begins at 7:30pm. Dinner and concert $27.50 + tax/tip; concert only: $10. 607/821-1606.
24-year-old singer, pianist and guitarist Seth Glier at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 8pm. USA Today recently compared his "exquisite tenor" to Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel, while Livingston Taylor called him the "greatest pop songwriter since Billy Joel." Tickets: $19-$24.
Session Americana at Harmony Presents at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8pm. This rock/folk band plays a collapsible bar table wired with microphones, a vintage suitcase recast as a kick drum, an old Estey field organ, a pre-war parlor guitar, a mandocello and an assortment of other instruments. Tickets: $20-$25.
Hawthorne at Harmony Presents at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8pm. Hawthorne is a folk-based project hatched from the songwriting talent of Nat Osborn and supported by some of his best friends. Tickets: $19-$22.
Coal Town Rounders at Harmony Presents at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8pm. Grafting their passion for Appalachian music and harmony singing to 21st century sensibilities, Northeast Pennsylvania-based quartet Coal Town Rounders occupy a space in time that is distinctly their own. Tickets: $19 advance, $24 general admission.
Jeremiah Tall at Harmony Presents at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8pm. Tall is a one-man show based out of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. A hand-painted suitcase converted into a kick drum provides a backbone to his own throwback spin on folk rock. Tickets: $18 advance, $23 general admission.