Enjoy a night of folk singing and comedy extraordinaire
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Cheryl Wheeler
Cheryl Wheeler
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PUTNEY- Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present contemporary folk singer-songwriter and comedienne extraordinaire Cheryl Wheeler, plus Americana duo Willa Mamet and Paul Miller, on Saturday, September 9, at 7:30 pm.

It has always seemed as if there were two Wheelers, with fans of the New England songwriter relishing watching the two tussle for control of the microphone. There is poet-Cheryl, writer of some of the prettiest, most alluring and intelligent ballads on the modern folk scene. And there is her evil twin, comic-Cheryl, a militant trend defier and savagely funny social critic. As the poet and comic forces join, taking their separate turns and melding into the same artistic vision, Wheeler emerges as a delightful, gifted, and openhearted performer.

Vermont- and California-based Willa Mamet and Paul Miller play a mix of Americana, folk, country, and grassy soul music. Over the past 40 years, Miller has performed with Coco and the Lonesome Road Band, Bluebird, Andy Shapiro, Breakaway, and the Bluegrass Gospel Project. Mamet grew up making music with her family and community around Randolph and has been singing with Miller for 15 years. Together they have won the Vermont Times Argus “Tammy” award for best new album in 2013 and again in 2015.

The newly-renovated, fully accessible Next Stage is at 15 Kimball Hill. Tickets are $22 advance or $25 at the door. Advance tickets are available at www.nextstagearts.org, Turn It Up in Brattleboro and Putney Food Co-Op in Putney. For information call (802) 387-0102 or visit www.nextstagearts.org.
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