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UPCOMING APPEARANCES:

FLAGSTAFF, AZ
ALBUQUERQUE, NM
SILVER CITY, NM
KERRVILLE, TX
MILLBROOK, NY (Uke Workshop)
BECKET, MA
NORTH ADAMS, MA (with band)
NORTH CHATHAM, NY (Library Concert)
BENNINGTON, VT
BRIDGETON, ME
NEW LEBANON, NY
MILLERTON, NY
NORTH ADAMS, MA
WILLIAMSTOWN, MA
DALTON, MA
CAMBRIDGE, MA
NEWBURY PARK, CA
CLAREMONT, CA

For updated information, go to Reverb Nation.

Dear Friends:

I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am to head off soon on our raft trip on Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. This trip is completely full, drop me a line to be on the waiting list for future trips.

FLAGSTAFF HOUSE CONCERT: I’ll be returning to Bonnie Feather’s on Saturday May 14 for a house concert.  Contact Nancy for directions and RSVP.

NEW MEXICO TOUR: I’m so excited to be performing in both Albuquerque at Apple Mountain Music on Friday May 20, and Yankie Creek Coffee House in Silver City on May May 20. It’s been a long time since I’ve crossed that border!

KERRVILLE FOLK FESTIVAL: Once again, I’m heading to Texas to visit with my songwriter pals from all over the world. I’m honored to be hosting the Ballad Tree on Sunday May 28.

OFF GRID: Please be patient if you don’t hear back from me. I’ll be off grid a lot during the month of May.

UPCOMING TOURS:  AZ/NM/TX/LA coming up again this spring. This fall, I’ll be back in Boston to perform at Passim with my pal Janet Feld.  I’ll be back in California in November. Be sure to share venue ideas and contacts, or volunteer to host a house concert.  I truly couldn’t do this without you!

Check the calendar below for details.

HO HO HO: Click here to download this quirky holiday single from CDBaby!

ORDERING INFO:  Checks & Loveletters and all of my older recording are available. for purchase or download from CDBaby.

UPCOMING TOURS:  TX/LA in March with Mariah Colorado, AZ in May, and ME in July.  Stay tuned, and be sure to share venue ideas and contacts, or volunteer to host a house concert.  I truly couldn’t do this without you!

ARTIST EDUCATOR:  Most of you know that I often go to schools to talk about my family’s emigration from Germany in 1940, during WWII.  Drop me a line if you know a school or teacher that would be interested in hosting this presentation.

UKULELES:  Check out the most recent article in The Berkshire Eagle!

MY DAY JOB:  Check out this wonderful article in The Williams College Record.

RAFT THE GRAND CANYON: Our raft trip on Colorado River through the Grand Canyon from May 6-13, 2016 is full.  Drop me a line to be on the waiting list for future trips.

GOING DOWN GRAND:  I’m thrilled to have one of my canyon poems included in this amazing collection! Going Down Grand, the first full-length anthology of Grand Canyon poetry, gathers the voices of cowboys, explorers, river-runners,hikers, artists, geologists, rangers, and others whose words bear witness to this complex and magnificent place. For readers on the river, the trails, the rim, or beyond, the poems on these pages will make fine canyon company.  Order from Lithic Press.

SONGWRITING BLOG:  Jamie Anderson, good friend and supreme performer/road warrior, recently invited me to be a guest contributor to her blog.  Have a look!

YOU TUBE:  Videos! Hope you enjoy! Wings by Bernice Lewis Filmed at The Booth Theater in Danville, PA. Thanks to Bob Drake, you can also catch an impromptu breakfast performance of In The Band at Kerrville Folk Festival’s infamous Camp Coho, featuring Gina Forsyth, Charlie Roth, Gary Martin, Dennis Dougherty, Amy Kucharik and many others.

ACOUSTIC LIVE: I was honored to be the subject a feature article in Acoustic Live, a wonderful music publication out of NYC.

SIRIUS SUBSCRIBERS: I had the shock of my life (OK, that’s an exaggeration)  when I received a check over $150 in airplay royalties.  Up until now, my quarterly royalties for airplay have been under $5.  If you are a Sirius subscriber, please drop them a note to request more Bernice Lewis!  Then you’ll be able to say you helped put my daughter through school!

PANDORA:  Checks & Love Letters is on Pandora! In the 2014 Top Albums and Song Folk Music Radio Airplay Chart, Checks & Love Letters tying with Dolly Parton at 90 out of 600 listings!

PODCASTS:  Check out Mariah and I being interviewd by Janet Feld.  Episode 5 at Janet’s Planet Radio Hour on True 2 You Radio

Hope our paths cross soon – Bernice