Saturday, June 18 at 6:30 pm at ANNEX, 28 Century Blvd, Millerton NY
Caroline Doctorow concentrates on the folk music of the early ’60s, presenting the work of important American songwriters and performers such as Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Tom Paxton, Donovan, Richard and Mimi Fariña, Pete Seeger, and others. She also performs her original compositions and discusses the songwriting process and describes what it was like growing up with her late father, world-renowned author E.L. Doctorow.
Singer-Songwriter Caroline Doctorow has been called a great champion of American folk music.
Doctorow’s most recent album Dreaming in Vinyl reached #2 on the folk radio airplay charts and No Depression Magazine says: “Caroline Doctorow has been responsible for some of the sweetest songs of the modern folk idiom.”
She is a recipient of The Alexander Award from the Long Island Arts Council, and an official New York State Proclamation from State Senator John E. Brooks, honoring her many years of work as a folksinger. She appears in the Christopher Lucas film “Pete Seeger Legacy” along with Taj Mahal. Guy Davis, Dar Williams, John Cohen and others, a project which celebrates Pete Seeger’s legacy and 100th birthday. In addition to eleven solo albums, she released the first retrospective of the work of ’60s folk icons Richard and Mimi Fariña titled Another Country which received critical acclaim. Her songs and her voice have been heard on soundtracks on the large and small screen. She is the daughter of the late world-renowned author E.L. Doctorow.
This project is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by Arts Mid-Hudson.