Palmer Street Coffeehouse welcomes back blues fingerstyle guitar virtuoso, Joan Crane and wiz bassist, Steve Feinbloom, Friday, November 1, 7:30 p.m.
Guitarist and singer Joan Crane has been performing finger style acoustic blues for decades in the Northeast and Midwest for decades.Her masterful guitar style ranges from the emotional Delta style to the bouncy, syncopated Piedmont style.
Joan is one of the few women in the music scene that has concentrated on the finger style of the great country and ragtime blues artists of the '20s and '30s with vocals to match. She moves easily between the sly vocal styling of Minnie McCoy's "Me And My Chauffeur," and fleetfingered finesse on Billy Joe Shaver's "I'm Just An Old Chunk ofCoal." Other highlights are Bob Warren's ultra-lovely "Me And My Guitar," the traditional "Know You Rider," and the sweet setcloser, "Summer Rain."
Accompanying Joan will be upright bassist Steve Feinbloom, whose bass work complements the intricacy of Joan’s guitar. Steve has played bass for more than 3 decades with numerous blues and bluegrass groups and adds his own wry sense of humor to the performance.
Palmer Street Coffeehouse in Plattsburgh, NY operates on the first Friday of each month, October through June. Doors open at 7 p.m. Music begins at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments are available. Admission $10.00 per person. Located in the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at 4 Palmer Street, the Coffeehouse is well known for its welcoming atmosphere and fine acoustic music.