The Bev Grant Trio
"Bev Grant still looks like a kid, but she has been a constant source of inspiration to me for almost 40 years... a brilliant feminist pioneer with a true rock and roll heart! What's not to love?" - Anne Feeney Winner of the 2017 ASCAP Jay Gorney songwriter award and the 2017 Joe Hill Award, Bev Grant grew up singing and playing in Portland, Oregon, where she began her performing career as a child in a band with her two sisters. After moving to New York City, she devoted herself to topical songwriting and social activism, notably in her band The Human Condition. Bev is featured on the Grammy-nominated Best of Broadside album and is the founder and director of the Brooklyn Women's Chorus. Her song "We Were There" has become an anthem of women in the labor movement, and many other of her award-winning songs can be found on her numerous recordings. Bev's newest CD is It's Personal. Tonight she'll be performing with Bev will be performing with Carolann Solebello, bass & vocals; Katherine Etzel, drums & vocals, and special guest Steve Mayone, electric guitar & mandolin.
The Mario Giacalone Trio
Mario Giacalone has been a singer, songwriter, musician since the early seventies. He has recorded as a solo artist, and with Inner Gypsy, Regina Palin, and Bill Horowitz. He is a founding member of The Communications Workshop, and has been a member of the bands The Human Condition, Floating, Mario Brothers, Giacalone and Sard, and Mario & Amy. Mario's music has been featured in theater productions of Neighbors, Coming Attractions, and The Music in Me. His music has appeared in the videos, "Crack is the Wack," "5 out of 5," "The Ballad of Nikki Teen," and in the film 30 Nights of Sex to Save a Marriage. Tonight he'll be performing with Jack LaTona on bass and Alan Lebow on electric guitar.
NOTE: This contribution is for the livestream only and does NOT include the in person event.