On Monday, Dec. 4 at 10pm the Plough and Stars in Cambridge hosts songwriters Thomas Knight, Poor Eliza, and Derek Curtis (21+, no cover). While all three have a rooted connection to New England, Derek Curtis currently lives in Nashville, TN and is actively touring on his latest album “Carpetbagger.” Coincidentally Poor Eliza (Jane Park) was born and raised in Knoxville, TN and now lives in Boston. Derek hails from NH and just released his debut solo EP “The Black and White.” All three songwriters are influenced by a range of artists including Woody Guthrie, Kathleen Edwards, and Bruce Springsteen. The Plough and Stars is a staple of the Cambridge community (open since 1969) and music scene with live music 7 nights a week.
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On Wednesday, February 1 at 7pm, Poor Eliza will be sharing the stage at Club Passim with Ginger Ibex and As the Sparrow. This all-Boston line-up shares a love of strings and exploring the contrast of melancholy and ecstasy. Continue reading “2/1/2017 Club Passim”
This Poor Eliza’s first show in California! Just a short 6 hour plane ride away from Boston, the Octopus Literary Salon in Oakland, CA houses all manner of get togethers, like book discussions, poetry readings, and live music of all genres. This show was booked with the gracious help of Emily Zismen, folk songwriter and jazz vocalist, and Karlyn DeSteno, singer/songwriter poet and folk guitarist. Songwriter communities are the best, and Emily and Karlyn prove no different. Please come! $5 cover.
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