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Cornelius Eady and Rough Magic

Rank #18 US New York, NY Folk / Singer Songwriter /...


Label: Kattywompus Press, Red Glass Books

Manager: None, Musickian Mafia

Bio: Out of the BOOK OF HOOKS sessions came a band, ROUGH MAGIC. This is the page for band. info. The Double CD/Chapbook, BOOK OF HOOKS is now out and can be ordered at http://www.kattywompuspress.com/content/book-hooks

A poet and playwright, Cornelius Eady was born in Rochester, NY, in 19... See Full Bio

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Jan 10, 2014
The Mastering of the tracks are done! Our first EP will be arriving SOON! [more]
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  • Thu

    Jul 31

    Williamsburg, NY, US | 7:00pm
    Organic Modernism
    Williamsburg, NY, US
    Thu Jul 31 7:00pm


    3Po3try NYC Presents Hot House: A Summer Poetry Extravaganza @ Organic Modernism - The Dawning of a New Era in Big Apple Poetry.

  • Sat

    Jul 12

    Kingston, NY, US | 7:00pm
    Unitarian Universalist Cong...
    Kingston, NY, US
    Sat Jul 12 7:00pm


    A reading in the Spoken Word series by Novelist Sarah Micklem IFirethorn), Poets Cornelius Eady and Robin Messing, followed by a set by band Rough Magic.

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    Jun 7

    Brooklyn, NY, US | 7:00pm
    Scholes Street Studio
    Brooklyn, NY, US
    Sat Jun 07 7:00pm


    An Evening of Poetry and Music. Charlie Rauh and Cornelius Eady from the band Rough Magic will perform as a duo. Also appearing will be KEN L. WALKER, JASMINE DREAME WAGNER, NAJEE OMAR, and JEREMY YOCUM.

  • 2013

    Oct 9

    New York, NY, US | 8:00pm
    Poetry Project/St. Mark's ...
    New York, NY, US
    Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:00pm


    Bob Holman reading from Sing This One Back To Me (Coffee House Press) with Salieu Suso on kora accompaniment). Cornelius Eady reading, plus a set with his band, Rough Magic.

  • 2013

    May 18

    Brooklyn, NY, US | 7:15pm
    Brooklyn Lit Crawl/Micro ...
    Brooklyn, NY, US
    Sat May 18, 2013 7:15pm


    A poetry reading by Robin Messing and Cornelius Eady, followed by a performance by Rough Magic for the Brooklyn Lit. Crawl

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Q: do you listen any to the Carolina Chocolate Drops?
A: Yes! I love them! In fact, after listening to their first two CD's, I felt very encouraged to get back to doing music--since a lot of my older songs are acoustic/folk based, it felt good to know there were other African American singers/players working in that stream.

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