Concert will benefit forest

Gary Linehan, The Union Democrat

The 12th annual Love the Forest Valentine's Concert will take place Saturday in Murphys as a benefit for the local nonprofit group Ebbetts Pass Forest Watch.

Performers this year will include Cantamos, Mark Dyken, and Jill Warren with Scott Leverone.

The concert will begin at 7 p.m. at the Black Bart Playhouse at 580 S. Algiers St. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

Advance tickets are $15, seniors and students $12, available at Aeolian Harp, Sierra Nevada Adventure Co., Arnold Pantry, Sustenance Books and Murphys Music Company. Admission at the door will be $20.

Cantamos, featuring vocalist Michela Macfarlane, show their musical dexterity by moving from arias, traditional Latin songs and musicals to contemporary favorites. Their music moves seamlessly from English to Italian, Spanish to French to Portuguese. Macfarlane, with operatic roots, spent 10 years steeped exclusively in baroque music. To expand her singing world she moved to the realms of jazz, pop, and Latin sounds.

Jill Warren began playing guitar at age 6 and graduated with a degree in guitar from Musician's Institute of Technology in Hollywood. She was chosen to perform in the all-girl rock group at Disneyland called MissBehavin'. After Disneyland, Warren began a solo career, touring the Western United States, opening for the likes of Boy George, the Everly Brothers, Janis Ian and Taj Majal.She was also on tour with the off-Broadway shows "Grease" and "Cats." Prior to that she was the guitarist for Peepshow in Las Vegas.

Using the power of drums, movement, stories and songs, Mark Dyken brings a sense of universal rhythm and harmony. For the last 20 years, he has performed with a family group, Clan Dyken. On Saturday, he will entertain and inform with his songs and stories.

The mission of Ebbetts Pass Forest Watch is to protect, promote and restore healthy forest and watersheds to maintain the quality of life in the Sierra Nevada.

For more information, call 795-3530 or visit www.forestwatchers.org.

11914142
The Union Democrat
This image is copyrighted.

Reach all of Sonora, Calaveras County, Tuolumne, Angels Camp, Twain Harte, & Jamestown with your items to sell.

Ads appear Online and in Print

View Classifieds Place an Ad

Connect with The Union Democrat

Union Democrat Newsstand

Friday September 30, 2016

Read digital interactive editions of our publications

Read Today's Edition Take A Tour

More Publications by The Union Democrat

View All Publications
Datebook for Oct. 21 to 27

10/20/2010

Stage • Sierra Repertory Theatre will present "Irving Berlin's White Christmas" Friday ... more

From valley to desert, Highway 120 has it all

10/30/2013

By CAROLYN BOTELL, for The Union Democrat State Highway 120 covers 206 ... more

Presidents’ Wine Weekend celebrates 20 years

02/11/2016

The Calaveras Winegrape Alliance will present its 20th annual Presidents’ Wine Weekend ... more

The O’s, Dirty River Boys play Black Oak Casino

02/26/2016

Folk-country duo The O’s will join the Dirty River Boys for a ... more

Arts of Bear Valley show to open at Big Trees

06/23/2016

Arts of Bear Valley and the Calaveras Big Trees Association will host ... more