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Upcoming Live

Thursday, August 11    8 pm EDT
Thirsty Thursdays are free--No Cover!

Big Brass Bed at
The Funky Biscuit
303 SE Mizner Blvd
Boca Raton, FL
561 395 2929

Saturday, August 13    8-11 pm EDT

Big Brass Bed at Rudy's
21 South J St.,
Lake Worth, FL
(561) 602-5307
new food menu!

Sunday, August 14    8-9:30 pm EST
facebook live and free

tip jar:
Box 3844, Boynton Beach, FL 33424

Sunday, August 21    5-8 pm EDT

Brewhouse Gallery
720 Park Ave.,
Lake Park, FL 33403
with Bill Meredith,
Doug Lindsay
no cover

August 28 3-7 pm

Rod solo at
OceanView Inn and Sports Pub
84500 Overseas Hwy,
Islamorada, FL 33036-3421
Phone: +1 305 664 8052

Sunday September 4
9 am-1 pm EDT
Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Sunday September 4  7-10 pm EDT

Greenwich Village
Folk Festival

Friday, September 9  7 pm

Barnacle State Park
3485 Main Highway
Miami FL 33133
7 pm
Outdoors under the full moon

Further On:
September 16
Craftsman House, St Pete, FL
September 17
Peacock Theater, The Farm
Brooksville, FL
September 18
Sunday Sampler,
Dunnellon, FL
February 18, 2023
Rod & Joe Jencks
People's Voice Cafe

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Rod MacDonald

A veteran of the Greenwich Village folk scene, Rod MacDonald’s happily ensconced in Delray and still manages to eke out a pretty good living with frequent touring and an ongoing series of master classes at FAU where he lectures on popular music.

Prior to relocating to these realms in 1995, MacDonald was a constant presence at many of New York’s most prestigious folk clubs, including Gerdes Folk City and the Bottom Line, and his level activity both here and abroad hasn’t faltered since.

Despite frequent overseas tours, he manages to make regular Florida appearances, not only under his own auspices, but also as part of his Dylan tribute band Big Brass Bed and in a traditional group setting with singer Tracy Sands. Their songs are devoted to social and political commentary; his “American Jerusalem” was hailed for its commentary about the contrast between the rich and the poor. It’s little wonder his material has been covered by the likes of Dave Van Ronk, Shawn Colvin, Jonathan Edwards, and the ubiquitous Four Bitchin’ Babes.

He can also claim ten solo albums and shared stages with Emmylou Harris, Pete Seeger, Peter Yarrow, Richie Havens, Ani DiFranco, Odetta, Suzanne Vega, and the Violent Femmes. Whew! If you’ve never caught him in concert, keep a lookout. It’s only a matter of time before you find him playing in a pub near you.

By Lee Zimmerman, New Times