Monthly songwriter series hosted by Lisa Martin. Themes chosen by the audience. This month's theme is "getting ready for the season". Always a fun show! Hootenanny during intermission. Sign ups start at 6:45pm.
Jon, along with wife Patti, will perform original music (and a handful of covers) between 2 and 4 p.m., from his former and next CD. At the Veteran's Stage.
John and Chris will sing at 2pm as part of this fundraiser event. All proceeds will benefit RIA House Inc., a local nonprofit organization committed to creating a home community for and with women who are surviving experiences of sexual slavery, commercial sexual exploitation, and sex trafficking.
Jon & Patti will open for David Busking & Modern Man.
Jon will be accompanied by his wife, Patti, on harmonies and percussion, and George Pratt on violin and guitar.
Sounds Like: John Hiatt, Levon Helm, Bob Dylan, Bruce Cockburn, Steve Stills
Bio: While Jon was still in his teens, one of his earliest songs was heard and postively complimented on by Joni Mitchell who encouraged him to keep writing. Played opposite Emmylou Harris, Doug MacLeod, Jim Dawson and others in VA Beach clubs in middle '60s. As lead singer with band Thirty Days Out...See Full Bio
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