Boxcar Lilies & Marc Douglas Berardo in a Night of Americana Music

Acoustic Cafe

Our Lady of Mercy Academy
25 Fremont Ave
Parkridge, NJ
USA

The Acoustic Café Music Series opens their fall season with a co-bill concert on September 21st when heavenly harmony trio The Boxcar Lilies and Americana singer/songwriter Marc Douglas Berardo perform. Americana trio The Boxcar Lilies (Jenny Goodspeed, Stephanie Marshall, and Katie Clarke) have quickly made a name for themselves with their standout marriage of superb songwriting and spine-tingling, innovative harmonies. Accompanying themselves on guitar, clawhammer banjo, concert ukulele, electric bass, and washboard, they have brought their uniquely warm sound and energetic stage presence to venues across the Northeast and beyond, including The Birchmere Music Hall, Club Passim, and Philadelphia's Tin Angel. They've just released their new CD, Sugar Shack, produced by Lorne Entress (Lori McKenna, Catie Curtis) "When we think of great harmonies in the contemporary roots music world, we think of bands like The Wailin' Jennys or Red Molly. We can now add The Boxcar Lilies to that list." - Sheryl Hunter, The Recorder (Greenfield, MA) Marc Douglas Berardo is the kind of hard working, fast moving, adventure seeking, keen observer who lives for the story and the song. In what amounts to song length works of fiction, Berardo's sharply drawn portraits cast a net on unusual and beguiling characters and places. With a painter's eye for detail, and music firmly rooted in the great American sound, Berardo sings about circus retirees, expatriates in Florida rum bars, union iron workers, old poets, aimless New York City debutantes, near death car crashes, hard nosed fishermen and of course, the changes that experience brings to everyone. "Berardo sounds like a fishing-town Bruce Springsteen (in Nebraska mode), a soft-toned Don Henley, or a James Taylor with a literary side. The comparisons to singer-songwriter greats are infinite. They're also apt."-Fairfield County Weekly, CT - Our Lady of Mercy Academy, 25 Fremont Ave. Park Ridge, NJ Tickets: $18 advance online & $20 at the door www.cafeacoustic.org 201-573-0718 Proceeds benefit the OLM St Vincent's Haiti Scholarship fund.

Saturday - September 21, 2013

Contact:

Barbara Roehrer

Phone: 201-573-0718
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

$18 advance, $20 door

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