Tickets: $10 for members, $15 GA (please call for member discount).
Includes FREE coffee, tea, and desserts (BYOB – corkscrew & glasses provided)
7:30pm – open mic, 8:00pm – featured performer. Advance ticket purchase is recommended!
Tookany Creek (Bluegrass-folk-swing-pop rock)
Tookany Creek is a popular Philadelphia area acoustic band known for smooth beautifully designed three-part harmonies. A varied and eclectic upbeat music show is their calling card. They deliver innovative arrangements, and a sophisticated blend of traditional and contemporary bluegrass, folk, country, and swing, plus great 60’s rock and roll. They also do requests to connect with the audience. Their debut CD, “Homes Sweet Homes,” received high praise in Bluegrass Unlimited and Sing Out! magazines.
Run Come See (Blues-Rock-Country)
Run Come See is a new project of DMV musicians Lauren Calve (slide guitar/vox), John Figura (guitar/vox), and Tom Liddle (upright bass/vox). Each bringing their own sensibilities of roots music to the band, Run Come See is a distillation of soulful blues, rock, and country. Join us as they present their shared love of Americana.
Darlington Teaching Artist Symposium (Mix of Styles)
DAC Teaching Artists take to the stage and put on a show to tantalize the senses and mesmerize the mind with an eclectic mix of styles and collaborations. With a fusion of sounds that eclipse the ordinary and gather elements of jazz, contemporary, classical, and new music, this casual evening provides an array of compositions with conversation explaining the piece, coupled with musician’s musings and motivations.
Kat Lemon (Jazz, Pop, Alternative Rock)
Kat Lemon exudes music, absorbed through her genetic roots and chosen environments. A streaming infusion of tunes would waft through her, elegantly touching and transforming her voice and musical vision. Moving from classic Broadway show tunes to more sultry jazz, Kat found her muse and style that fit her deeply mellow yet rough-edged voice. She performs in several area cabarets, coffee houses, and other venues in addition to directing and performing on stage in popular musicals. When in front of an audience, Kat comes alive and enjoys singing many genres of music including musical theater, jazz, pop, folk, alternative rock, r&b, and the list goes on like the memory of her voice in the night.
Lucky Brown featuring E.B. Hawkins (Blues-Rock-Smooth Jazz)
Lucky Brown features E. B. Hawkins on guitars, vocals and percussion, Stephen Smith on electric fretless bass, and Susan McKey on luscious vocals. Various local artists sit in on a regular basis to add to the mix including musicians Andy Vernon on drums and percussion and original LUCKY BROWN member, Stephen Nicely on guitar and percussion. This smooth group of Chester County musicians delivers the listener deep grooves coupled with harmonic sophistication for a memorable listening experience that resonates within body and soul. Each part of this eclectic whole performs in a variety of venues from Susan, a professional actor and Company Member at People’s Light and Theatre to nationwide music careers for Steve, EB, Andy, and Nicely having stints with The Manatees, Blue Bone, and many more. LUCKY BROWN featuring EB Hawkins is music to be savored.
Belfast Connection (Irish Folk)
Belfast Connection is a three-piece band featuring Frank Reed on vocals, bass and guitar, Charles Kadyk on Fiddle and occasional vocals, and Damian Larkin on vocals, bodhran and guitar. They infuse each performance with energy as they tell the story of Ireland and her people, performing a wide collection of well known Irish Pub songs, tunes, and ballads that invite you to dance and sing along. The trio returns to Darlington for the sixth straight year following five years of sold-out shows! Learn more about Belfast Connection here.
Phyllis Chapell (Folk, jazz, pop)
Phyllis Chapell performs a unique mix of originals, folk, jazz, pop and international music, including songs in up to 13 languages from the U.S., Brazil, Latin America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Phyllis Chapell has performed in concert throughout the U.S., in Brazil, Latin America, and Europe. She has released 2 solo CDs, and 4 CDs with her internationally known world jazz ensemble Phyllis Chapell & SIORA.
She has produced multiple videos and in 2015, released a new CD with Emmy-award winning composer/producer/filmmaker Rodney Whittenberg. Phyllis Chapell has been named as one of the top 500 jazz vocalists of all time by Scott Yanow (Down Beat, Jazz Times and AllMusicGuide). She has also won song competitions for her original music; and was chosen to be one of Indie-Music’s Top 25.