Saturday, Feb 18, 2006
erry McKeveny grew up wanting to play the guitar. His musical education led him along a varied and meandering path, with early influences ranging from Van Morrison to John Fahey to Merle Travis and beyond.
ell known for his exquisite fingerstyle compositions, Gerry is familiar to Folk Society audiences; he has performed at the Hard Luck Café with his musical partner Joe Caggiano, and he was a featured performer at one of Bob Westcott's Holiday Revues.
erry has an elegant and understated vocal style, but he has concentrated on showcasing his dynamic fingerpicking on his most recent CD release Healing Season: Guitarsong.
erry's lyrical style has gotten the attention of luminaries such as Artie Traum and David Roth, as well as Grammy-award winner and American songwriting icon Roseanne Cash.
onight, Gerry brought to the Hard Luck Café some of the prettiest tunes and the most sweet accomplished guitar playing this side of Montauk.
and on the same program
Our host tonight was Bob Westcott, and our open mike featured performances by:
If you weren't here tonight, you missed yet another of the very best programs of the year ...