From the White Mountains of New Hampshire comes a unique blend of harmonies and guitars from the duo of Kathy Bennett and Thom Perkins. The pair performs a startling array of original songs with powerful lyrics and melodies, coupled with exceptionally strong vocals and guitar playing. The duo released their second CD in September 2012. Entitled "House on Fire, the album is a powerful collection of original songs and a natural continuation of their music from their first CD "The Kitchen Music Sessions" (2010).
Friday, October 14, 2011
Wabenauki Music, Art & Food Festival Oct. 23rd - Bennett & Perkins Play
at Veasey Park in Groveland, Massachusetts
October 23, 2011
Musical Groups, Artists, and Culinary Experts from Massachusetts and New Hampshire Team
Up to Help Vermonters Recover from Disastrous Effects of Hurricane Irene
WabenaukiMusic, Art and Food Festival October 23 Will Support Emergency Repair and
Reconstruction of Homes and Businesses
GROVELAND, Mass. – October 13, 2011 – The Vermont winter is fast approaching. Hundreds of families in the GreenMountain State are still working hard to make their flood-damaged homes and businesses habitable in the wake of Hurricane Irene. A spirited group of musicians, artists, and food purveyors from Massachusetts and New Hampshire has rallied to help.
The Wabenauki Festival, to be held from noon to 5:00 p.m. at Veasey Park in Groveland, will feature an all-star lineup of local talent in music, art, cooking and baking. All proceeds from the event will go to the Mad River Valley Community Fund, a locally-based charitable organization that is overseeing the disbursement of emergency aid for repair and reconstruction in five hard-hit communities of central Vermont.
“The enthusiastic response by our volunteer performers, artists, and businesses has been most heartening, and more are planning to take part,” said festival chair Teresa Brugman. “We’re looking forward to a great afternoon of fun and artistry, rain or shine. The Veasey Park facility is indoors, and handicap-accessible. All ages are welcome.”
Musical and singing groups scheduled to perform include:
Waterfront Park String Band (Newburyport, MA) - Bluegrass, Folk and Country.
Folksoul Ensemble (Greenfield, NH) - Classics of American folk and rock 'n roll
Deep Hole Road (Hampstead & Chester, NH) - Traditional and contemporary Blues, Bluegrass,
Old Time, Folk, Cajun and Celtic.
Kathy Bennett and Thom Perkins (Jackson & Madison, NH) Blending original music and their own
arrangements of works by songwriters around the world.
Mollie’s Misfits (North Shore Massachusetts) Traditional Celtic, fiddle, 60’s acoustic rock and
Local artists displaying their work and donating:
Culinary experts and purveyors:
Ingaldsby Farm (Boxford, MA)
Paisley Farm and Greenhouse (West Boxford, MA)
Cedar’sMediterranean Foods (Ward Hill, MA)
Brugman stated that the suggested donation for attendees is $15.00, but all contributions are welcome.
For further information email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.wabenaukifestival.org .