The next scheduled FIRST FRIDAY for Folk Music will be held at Stewart Hall, First Presbyterian Church 520 Washington Avenue, Savannah GA on 4th March 2016. Festivities start at 7.30pm and run till about 10:00 pm. It is a smoke free, alcohol free and family friendly evening of music in a coffee house setting, regularly attended by an appreciative audience of folk music enthusiasts from the greater Savannah and surrounding area. There is a suggested minimum donation of $ 5/- to help support the event and other SFMS activities.
This month’s show features “ALICE RYE” and “MELANIE MIRANDE”
Your host for the evening will be CHRIS DESA.
ALICE RYE, recently relocated to the Savannah area with her (late) husband ALBERT WILLIAMS a few years ago in 2011 and was the voice / bassist of their successful duo ALICE and ALBERT for decades based and touring from Nashville TN, California and other parts of the country, enthralling folk and country music fans with lively performances as well as numerous albums to their credit. ALICE and ALBERT did perform together once at First Friday for Folk Music on 7th December 2012. (He passed away towards the end 2013.)
An accomplished singer songwriter and guitar player herself, she has written and performed her original songs for enthusiastic and appreciative audiences all over. Alice has requested CHRIS DESA to perform and accompany her on guitar and vocals during her set, playing some of the great tunes ALBERT loved to sing and play.
Melanie Mirande is a long time Savannah Folk Music Society member who has performed at several First Fridays over the years. She uses her powerful and angelic voice to great advantage and accompanies herself on her Taylor acoustic electric guitar. The audience will get to not only hear unique interpretations of the songs she sings, but also feel the message that the words convey.
Please come and enjoy an evening of great folk music on 4th March 2016