Tom May and Doug Smith Duet Slated for Café Artichoke
Two of our area’s nationally known acoustic musicians join forces for their annual Portland program at Artichoke!
Tom May has been a professional traveling singer/songwriter for more than forty-five years, and has shared the stage with Gordon Lightfoot, Joni Mitchell, Alabama, and Willie Nelson. He has released fourteen albums, produced the national public radio broadcast River City Folk for over thirty-five years, and founded and continues to produce Portlands largest annual folk music event, Winterfolk, a benefit for our areas struggling homeless population.
Doug Smith is an internationally renowned finger-style guitarist, performer, and clinician. He is a winner of the prestigious Winfield, Kansas, guitar competition, has been featured in the Hollywood production of the movie August Rush and shares a Grammy Award for his work on The Songs of Henry Mancini.” He has performed and taught in Japan, China, and throughout the U.S.
Tom and Doug have enjoyed sharing a repertoire they both love of original songs and some instrumentals. This fun presentation features solo performances by each of them, but more than half of the concert in an exciting duo format.
Café Artichoke, 2007 SE Powell Blvd. 8:00 pm on Saturday, March 2. $15.00 Brownpapertickets.com