~ Artists and History of Caffe Lena and the
Caffe Lena History Project: Book and CD set ~
This show is honoring the Caffe Lena Project, the book: Caffe Lena: Inside America's Legendary Folk Music Coffeehouse,
and the cd set of live performances there.
FolkPlus airs on hydro-powered public radio WJFF 90.5 FM serving the catskills, the upper delaware, the hudson valley and north east Pa. On the web at wjffradio.org. The show streams on saturdays atnoon, and remains on the archive link for 2 weeks.
Jeffersonville, New York www.wjffradio.org setlists at folkplus.com
Began with the trailer for Caffe Lena History Project
Arlo Guthrie "City of New Orleans" from "Live at Caffe Lena"
Kate McGarrigle & Roma Baran "Caffe Lena" from "Live At Caffe Lena"
Christine speaks about waitressing at Lenas
Lena introduces Christine live from archives of the club
Christine Lavin "Good thing He Can't Read My Mind" from "Live at Caffe Lena"
Tom Paxton speaks bout playing Lenas in the 1960s
Tom Paxton "Ramblin' Boy" from "The Best of Tom Paxton" on Elektra
Utah Phillips "Utah On "the Telling Takes Me Home"" from "Starlight on the Rails" on PM Press
Utah Phillips "The Telling Takes Me Home" from "Starlight on the Rails" on PM Press
Lena introduced Dave Van Ronk
Dave Van Ronk "Gaslight Rag" from "Live at Caffe Lena"
Jerry Jeff Walker "Mr. Bojangles" from "Live From Cafe Lena"
Sarah Criag speaks about Lena
Margie Rosencrantz and Andy Spence speak about Lena's passing.
John Gorka speaks about playing the 25th anniversary
John Gorka "Down in the Milltown" from "Live at Cafe Lena"
Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion "Folksong (Live)" from "Live at Caffe Lena"
The caffe celebrates its 55th year next wkd.
Who's playing locally in the near future :
Tonight at the cooperage: Joe Crookston
Catch Live Shows at these area venues
Open Mic's in the area:
Singer Songwriter Tuesdays happens at the Rosendale Cafe in Rosendale NY
Antoine runs a thursday night open mike at the Dancing Cat in Bethel, NY near the woodstock site
Kevin McDanial runs an open mike at Frankie and Johnnies, 845 434 8051 in Hurleyville, NY 7 - 10 pm
Cafe Devine in Callicoon, NY runs an open mike every 4th friday
Tuesdays in Mongaup Valley at River's Edge there is an open mike