Sunday, September 23, 2012
Park Ridge, NJ
Brother Sun in Concert
Our Lady of Mercy Academy, 25 Fremont Ave, Park Ridge, NJ 07656 USA
The Acoustic Cafe Music Series presents Brother Sun in Concert. 2 PM matinee at OLM Academy in Park Ridge. $20 advance, $22 at the door. www.cafeacoustic.org 201-573-0718Proceeds benefit the OLM Haiti scholarship fund. Refreshments, wheelchair sccessible.
Brother Sun is an acoustic folk trio formed by Pat Wictor, Greg Greenway, and Joe Jencks. Their harmonies, as much as their lyrics, tell what they are about: warm as a campfire, stirring as a gospel church, rousing as a call to arms. Calling upon contemporary songwriting, and informed by the deep roots of gospel, blues, and folk, the trio weaves a tapestry of harmony that is brilliantly fresh and yet familiar.
From literally three major points on the map - New York, Boston, and Chicago - Joe, Greg, and Pat have truly blended themselves into Brother Sun, a unique celebration of the amazing power of singing together. As they will tell you, Brother Sun is not resident in any one of them - it exists between them and audiences feel this intimacy immediately. Their combined musical skills make for an unforgettable experience - three rich voices blending on a well-crafted foundation of guitar, slide guitar, bouzouki and piano.