Rod MacDonald Calendar
Solo, and with Big Brass Bed, Rod & The Humdingers, Mark Dann, Tracy Sands, Rex Blazer
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“Songs Of Greenwich Village” at Osher/FAU LLS/Jupiter
March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
THE SONGS OF GREENWICH VILLAGE
WITH ROD MACDONALD
Not a member of LLS?
You can still attend by calling (561) 799 – 8547
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Greenwich Village has produced some of the most enduring songs in folk and popular music. Think Woody Guthrie, the Weavers, Pete Seeger, Judy Collins, to name a few artists. From the 1970s to the mid-90s, Rod MacDonald was there. In the early days, as fictionalized in his 2014 novel, “The Open Mike.” Later headlining clubs, working with fellow artists, co-founding the Greenwich Village Folk Festival, recording five albums and 21 songs for the Fast Folk Magazine (now in the Smithsonian Folkways collection), and living in one of the most vibrant communities in music history. Join Rod MacDonald for this solo concert of the music and stories of this historic neighborhood, as told in its songs.
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Rod MacDonald has 21 songs in the Smithsonian Folkways collection and 13 solo albums,
including his 2020 cd Boulevard, which made the top ten on national folk music charts. He performs in festivals, concerts, and
clubs and throughout North America, Europe, solo and with the bands Big Brass Bed and Rod MacDonald & The Humdingers.
He was named Best Local Acoustic Performer by New Times and one of the “10 Magnificent Musicians of Palm Beach County”
by The Palm Beach Post. Previous Music Americana courses include “The Birth of Rock & Roll,” “The Great American
Songbook,” and “Mastery of the Art.”
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Date: Thursday, Marech 9, 2023
Location: Lifelong Learning Auditorium, Jupiter campus, Florida Atlantic University
Fees: Member – $30
Non-member – $35
One-time guest pass, Member or Non-member at the door – $35
Rod MacDonald is a member of ASCAP, Concertsinyourhome.com (a national House Concerts organization), and Sonicbid