Come celebrate Joni's 75th birthday with some of her biggest fans! Joni's music and art has touched the lives of so many.
Doors open at 4:30 and will have Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell author David Yaffe on hand. He will be there in support of the recent paperback release, and will sell/sign books from 4:30-5:30. David will also join us during the performance, sharing excerpts from the book and his experience spending time with Joni. He most recently won the ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor Virgil Thomson Award for this biography. Sundance Books is supplying the books to purchase, so a big thank you to them!
This show will have songs showcased from the following albums: Song to a Seagull, Clouds, Ladies of the Canyon, Blue, For the Roses, Court and Spark, The Hissing of Summer Lawns, Hejira, Mingus, Wild Things Run Fast and Night Ride Home. Thats over two decades of music! The night will feature Lauren Faggiano on guitar, piano and vocals with her phenomenal band, The Good Souls supporting her.
Ken Schumacher - bass
Sungmin Shin - lead guitar
Cindy Tag - saxophones, clarinet and flutes
Sara Rogers - vocals, guitar, trumpet and flugel horn
Marc DeSalvo - drums
Abdel Albino - percussion
Amanda Dimino - backup vocals
To make this evening that much more special, Leah Zicari, Ben & Rita Proctor, Bill Tiberio, Leah Fiorucci, Mike & Mel Muscarella, Katy Wright, and Matthew Guarnere will all be making a guest appearance to share some of their favorites with you all. Diane Stratton Smith will be showcasing her artistic prowess on canvas, reflecting the depth and color of Joni's music and art. This night is going to be magical, and I hope you all can join us.