On September 21, Jacqui Sandor and Olivia Brownlee will take us on a musical field trip through songs that were inspired in and by the Pacific Northwest, in their program titled “True Tunes and Tales of Washington Lands and Waters.” Singing along is highly encouraged during this program! Lyric bulletins with information crediting diverse songwriters throughout regional history will be provided.
Dubbed a “musical journalist” by her peers, Olivia Brownlee takes pride and pleasure in research and live interviews to lend inspiration for her songwriting career. She believes strongly in the power of singalongs to inspire, remember, and nurture cultural identity. Olivia has been recording and releasing an original song in a different studio every month since 2014, and while that “songography” is right around 100 singles in a row now that she can play and sing alone, Olivia’s heart has always been in community music-making. She recently released an album of ten songs that she wrote - inspired by our local region and featuring 30 local musicians, 10 local illustrators, and 10 local recording studios - called “This Is Where You Live.” (Find out more at Patreon.com/obrownlee)
Jacqui Sandor is a folk musician whose soulful melodies and heartfelt lyrics have taken her on tours around the country. With her enchanting voice and a deep appreciation for history Jacqui retells timeless tales of love, longing, and resilience. Her music not only resonates with audiences but also carries a nostalgic charm, creating a profound connection to the past that sets her apart in the contemporary folk music scene.
***Dinner costs $20 and starts at 5:30 pm. Please make your reservation by Sunday, Sept.17. Please make your reservation with our Secretary, Barbara J. Leiss, either by email at email@example.com, or by telephone: (509) 276-5927 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. thru 4:00 p.m. You can leave a message. Please identify yourself as The Westerners (on email Subject line), and also mention The Westerners when you telephone.
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