‘Notes’ series set to continue at Sunflowers

Thursday, June 28, 2018 3:49PM

Carolyn Edwards of Sunflowers in Jaffrey and singer, songwriter Wendy Keith of Peterborough announced their third upcoming event in the “Notes” series on July 10.

The evening combines both, live original music and spoken word in a casual night with lite fare. A full meal including dessert will be presented at a nominal fee beginning at 6 p.m. Reservations are strongly encouraged.

At 7 p.m. the entertainment kicks off with Tom Smith. WUMB of Boston described Smith as a “true folksinger” The Nameless Coffeehouse of Cambridge described Smith as “among the finest in New England Today.” Singing songs of love, loss and joy, Smith will be featured in the first half hour set.

Smith will be followed by spoken word artists Ken Sheldon and Edie Clark.

Ken Sheldon, aka Fred Marple, is an author, humorist and singer songwriter who founded a legendary program known popularly as Frost Heaves at the Peterborough Players. He has contributed to Yankee Magazine and New Hampshire Magazine.

Edie Clark has been writing and editing for the past thirty years. She has long had featured stories and a column known as Mary’s Farm in Yankee Magazine. Edie has been published in the Boston Globe, New England Magazine, and was named Writer of the Year by Best American Essays.

Rounding out the evening will be New Hampshire native singer, songwriter Kim Wallach, who has been writing, singing and recording since 1979. Wallach was a member of the Rolling Crones and has been a longstanding and significant part of the Short Sisters as well as the Solstice Sisters. She completed a YA novel called “Songfighters” and is compiling an illustrated book of action songs for children.

Notes strives to take advantage of the musical talent and written and spoken word artists of the area and is the third in series created by Keith and Edwards as “a monthly opportunity for musical and spoken word artists to present an eclectic and comfortable evening of nourishment for both body and soul.”