Get on board for this exciting Showcase of Women Songwriters with Lynn Deeves, Colleen Sexton & Trina Hamlin.
Saturday, June 22, 2019. 7:00 P.M. $15 advance/$17 door
With a rich, powerful voice, Trina Hamlin reveals a rare confluence of mid western innocence, contemplative focus and raw passion with a disarmingly sharp wit. She seamlessly moves from guitar to piano to self-accompaniment on harmonica, leaving many who witness her live performance wondering what she Cant do! Trina tours full-time throughout the U.S. and Europe, with her trademark driving, rhythmic, blues and rock-infused songs/grooves. With a degree in professional music from Berklee College in Boston, she has written and co-produced 5 solo albums and performed at the Newport Folk Festival in the company of Ani Difranco, Dar Williams and the Indigo Girls.
Colleen Sexton migrated to New England from Syracuse, NY to attend law school, but instead quickly discovered the fertile Boston singer-songwriter scene. She stayed in law school two days, later touring the Eastern US and Canada. Colleen has engaged listeners in clubs, coffeehouses, colleges and festivals. Her CD Greatest Find (Accord Music Group/Distributed nationally by Telarc) features guest appearances by Martin Sexton, Cliff Eberhardt, and Janis Ian. Sexton independently released Colleen Sexton LIVE (Crescent Records), a highly-acclaimed live recording illustrating her range, versatility and ability to connect with an audience.
Maine singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist Lynn Deeves honed her stage skills on the New England high energy, rock club circuit of the 1980s and 90s. Her soulful vocals and easeful presence have captivated audiences around the Northeast and beyond. Deeves has released 3 independent CDs and collaborated on a 4th with Maine songwriting trio under the song tree,along with notable Maine performers Anni Clark and Dan Merrill. Lynn has shared stages with Cheryl Wheeler, Ellis Paul, Ferron, Catie Curtis, America and many others. Portland Press Herald says of her live show 5-star stage presencethis gals got a set of pipes). Deeves was recently selected to contribute a track to the Maine Pink Album,celebrating the 26 greatest women recording artists in Maine, a benefit compilation for the Maine Breast Cancer Coalition.
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