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The Sunday Street Acoustic Series, co-sponsored by WUSB-FM, presents nationally and internationally touring artists who perform in the listening room setting of The University Café. The series runs from September to early June and is now in its eighth year. Past performers have included Graham Parker, Willie Nile, Susan Werner, Eric Andersen, and Fairport Convention.

The Sunday Acoustic Concert Series, produced by Charlie Backfish, is co-sponsored by WUSB-FM (90.1fm).

NOTE: You must be 21 or older to purchase tickets and attend Sunday Concert Series events. Admission of 21+ when alcohol is served is a requirement of University Alcohol Policy and of University Cafe.

For Podcasts of past shows at The University Café, please click here: University Café Podcasts.

Information by email: SundayStreetWUSB@aol.com
Telephone inquiries: leave message at 631-632-1093

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The Kennedys, with a "valentine for Nanci Griffith"
Caroline Doctorow opens

Sunday, February 15th, 2:00PM

Pete and Maura Kennedy return to the Cafe stage once again, this time bringing their version of songs associated with Nanci Griffith, perhaps an Everly Brothers song, new songs from a forthcoming Kennedys' album, and favorites from their extensive catalogue.

The Kennedys began their performing career together as members of Nanci Griffith's Blue Moon Orchestra and have continued that relationship to working with Griffith on her most recent album. As a duo, The Kennedys have released ten studio albums and both Pete and Maura have solo albums to their credit. Their recent live release, Dance A Little Closer, is a tribute to Nanci Griffith and serves as the centerpiece of this show.

More than any other performers, The Kennedys are the musical soul of the Sunday Street Acoustic Series, having played the very first show in our eleven-year history, returning for frequent Kennedys shows, and being an integral part of our annual Bob Dylan Birthday Celebration.

Opening is Caroline Doctorow who, in addition to her own original songs, has shown herself to be an acclaimed interpreter of the songs of Nanci Griffith, Richard and Mimi Farina, and Mary McCaslin, among others.

Tickets $22.00 at www.gpjac.org/UCafe.html through Friday, February 13th with remaining tickets at the door for $27.00 (cash only).

The Kennedys
Caroline Doctrow
  • Date: Sunday, February 15th
  • Time: 2:00 pm
  • Tickets: $22

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You must be 21 or older to purchase tickets and attend Sunday Concert Series events. Admission of 21+ when alcohol is served is a requirement of University Alcohol Policy and of University Cafe.

Archie Fisher, Jez Lowe and James Keelaghan ("Men At Words")
in a very special evening of musical collaboration

Sunday, April 26th, 7:00PM

While we have had England's Jez Lowe and Canada's James Keelaghan at the Café in previous years, both solo and performing together, we've never had the pleasure of having them team up with Scotland's Archie Fisher for what will truly be a legendary evening.

Master guitarist, singer and songwriter, Archie Fisher is Scotland's foremost troubadour and has hosted for over 25 years BBC Radio Scotland's award-winning "Travelling Folk" show. Recognized for his contributions to Scottish folk music, he was inducted into the Scots Traditional Music Hall of Fame and in 2006 was awarded an MBE (Member of the British Empire), a prestigious honor nominated by his peers and bestowed by Queen Elizabeth.

Jez Lowe has built an enviable reputation as a songwriter and performer in the world of acoustic music, and as a recognized musical ambassador for his native North East England, with more than a dozen albums and countless live performances around the world over the last twenty years. Jez' new album, The Ballad Beyond, collects songs he has written for a BBC series as well as other new compositions showing him to be a master songwriter with keen political and social insights.

For a quarter of a century now, James Keelaghan, a Canadian poet laureate of the folk and roots music world, has demonstrated his literate and layered songwriting to international audiences. His masterful story telling has been part of the bedrock of his success, earning Keelaghan awards including a Juno (Canada's Grammy) and acclaim from Australia to Scandinavia. His song, "Cold Missouri Waters" has become a contemporary folk standard.

Tickets $25.00 at www.gpjac.org/UCafe.html through Friday, April 24th with remaining tickets at the door for $30.00 (cash only).

Men At Words
  • Date: Sunday, April 26th
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Tickets: $25

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You must be 21 or older to purchase tickets and attend Sunday Concert Series events. Admission of 21+ when alcohol is served is a requirement of University Alcohol Policy and of University Cafe.

Upcoming Events

February 2015
15
Sun
*Sunday Concert Series: The Kennedys and Caroline Doctrow buy tickets 2:00pm
April 2015
26
Sun
*Sunday Concert Series: Men At Words buy tickets 7:00pm

*NOTE: You must be 21 or older to purchase tickets and attend Sunday Concert Series events. Admission of 21+ when alcohol is served is a requirement of University Alcohol Policy and of University Cafe.

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