March Coffeehouse is Friday 3/05/2010

February 17, 2010 at 8:40 am 1 comment

*Final Update (and post revised a bit): Whew! The PeaceSmiths magic kicked in, and everything was okay. Ian and I had to go home early. So, we only have the exact report until the end of the poetry at 10pm. Scott MacDonald, as the save-the-day musician, did an awesome set. He brought several instruments – guitar, resonator, ukulele, and wowed the audience. Steve Schmidt filled in with poetry. (Steven Schmidt and Kelly J. Powell will be performing again for us later in the season.) Steven did a great job, and it worked out well, because he has a chapbook coming out from a local press next month. Maggie and Tom Ryan saw the “outcry for help” on the web-site, so Tom came with his guitar and was lined up to do a mini-set later in the evening, with other talented performers who were coming to the rescue. I would say at least 30 folks showed up on a cold day in winter. And, we had a guest come who is in the know about the BAE demo in Greenlawn to do an announcement about that! Pretty good night to brighten the weariness of winter. -KW

Updated 3/5/2010 at 5:42pm. This is it. This is really, really it…

Oh, my goodness…

Update: 3/5/2010, a few moments later:

Poet had to cancel. She is coming home from work early sick. Found replacement poet or poets (depending on if the solo or couple is available.)

Please come support us. We need help!


Host Sonny Meadows presents…

The next PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Music, Poetry
and Whatever Coffeehouse will be…
Friday, March 5th at 8pm

Featured artists…

(Our act from Massachusetts had to cancel.
Now, last minute, the jazz act canceled due to sickness.
But, we got a great performer, who has graced our stage before…)

Music by Scott MacDonald, singer/songwriter/luthier

Poetry by TBA

and Open Mic (maybe you!)

First United Methodist Church
Southmost end of Route 110

$7.00   More If Possible — Less If Necessary
Light Healthy Snacks Included


PeaceSmiths, Inc. runs a coffeehouse the first Friday of the month from October through June. Note that the April 2010 coffeehouse will be the SECOND FRIDAY, on April 9th (because the first Friday is Good Friday, and there was no room at the church.)


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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. amyking  |  March 5, 2010 at 9:00 pm

    So sorry Ana couldn’t make it! Good luck tonight – support the coffeehouse!

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