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Acoustic Route Concert’s first “Songwriters in the Round” is going to showcase the incredible depth of talent we have in our own backyard, with three amazing artists trading song throughout the night.
Ypsilanti-based Sam Corbin’s influences range from the thought provoking troubadours of Greenwich Village to the soul singers of Detroit. His most recent album titled “Let The Fire Burn Strong” released in the early winter of 2016 was named by John Bommarito (Ann Arbor’s 107.1 FM) as his #1 album of 2016.
Raging Storm: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=HmLaF1WEkhs
Keep Pushing On: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=27&v=6KOoZ0xmEU8
Annie Capps’ songs about broken things and poignant little ponderings are delivered with a rootsy vibe, a touch of twang and a soulful groove. Her disarming, earthy voice and solid command of her guitar and her commitment to local music have endeared her to thousands of fans across Michigan.
Blue Chair: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3BIG8NNbY8
This Little Apple: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38xyZqYf130
Mark Jewett is a Detroit area singer-songwriter. His work has been twice recognized by American Songwriter Magazine (2015 and 2017 Lyrics Contests) and twice by the For Song Sake Songwriting Challenge as (2013 and 2012). While his music tends to defy any strict genre definition, you are likely to hear influences from folk, rock and pop to country and blues if you listen closely.
Mark Jewett on Behind The Mic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkQHZpZqxeM&t=856s
Amy Petty’s sound and songs are compelling, original soundscapes that weave a lush tapestry of folk, pop, rock and blues. Infused with art, mystery, and spirituality they showcase heartfelt emotion behind her lyrics and provide a foundation for her soaring voice. Amy has performed at such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, and Club Passim (Cambridge MA) among others sharing the main stage with artists like Sarah McLachlan, Jewel, Andrea Corr, Darlene Love, Suzanne Vega, Loreena McKennitt, Steve Van Zandt, and Melissa Ferrick.
$15 cover at the door. 100% to the artists!
An event every year that begins at 10:00am on day last of May, repeating until May 25, 2020