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Rise Up Singing - Guelph
Voices Together: A Benefit Singalong Concert
Annie Patterson & Peter Blood, the creators of Rise Up Singing, are coming to Guelph! This concert is a chance to meet the people who "wrote the book" and learn some of the 1200 additional songs in their 2015 sequel songbook Rise Again. Annie & Peter will be joined by guest artists Katherine Wheatley, James Gordon, and Sam Turton, all of whom have wonderful songs in Rise Again.
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This concert will celebrate the life & work of Pete Seeger (next year will be the 100th anniversary of his birth) and the many terrific musicians who are working to build a better world through music. Pete played a crucial role in the creation of both songbooks. Copies of a wide array of Seeger CDs will be available for sale at the concert, along with copies of his autobiography, Where Have All the Flowers Gone: A Singalong Memoir (which Seeger asked Peter to edit).
The artists will be teaching and leading songs out of Rise Again during the concert. If you have a copy of Rise Again, bring it with you. Copies will be available to borrow or buy at the concert.
Doors will open at 7:00. Tickets will also be available at the door (space permitting).WORKSHOP OPPORTUNITY: For those who would appreciate a more intimate opportunity to sing and learn from Annie & Peter, they will be a offering a Singing Workshop on Sat. April 14, 10:30am-12:30pm at the home of Katherine Wheatley. Contact K@Katherinewheatley for reservations.