Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Kell Robertson Memorial Show

Kell Robertson
Friends of the late great Kell Robertson have organized a memorial show for the old poet/picker/prophet/pendejo next month at The Mine Shaft Tavern in Madrid, N.M.

The show, scheduled for 7 pm Feb. 11 will feature Kell's poems and songs performed by poets Bill Nevins, Argos MacCallum, Kendall McCook, Lisa Gill,Tony Moffeit, Lynne Robinson , Gary Brower , Mary Mier, Brian Dickson, Don McIver, Martha Straba, and Penny Read, Kell's daughter from San Francisco.

 Kell's songs will be performed by Mike Good, Tom Irwin,and Kevin Hayes, of the Old Crow Medicine Show.

This shindig is free. Organizers say "The Mine Shaft is a family friendly restaurant offering a full delicious menu."

UPDATE 1-8-2012: More folks have been added to the show. They include songwriter Jason Eklund and poets Mitch Rayes, Larry Goodell, and Tammy Gomez.

UPDATE: 2-1-2012: I just learned Kevin Hayes is still with Old Crow Medicine Show. The text above now reflects that.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous8:40 PM

    Luna says that this is an excellent idea and I hope that there will be a recording so that those of us who cannot be there in person will be there in more than spirit. Thankyou Stephen and all who will be keeping Kell's words and music alive... xoxo



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