with Kyler England Opening
Monday, November 22, 8:00 PM
Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring
$14 advance/$17 door
Raised in a musical family, David Mallett was touring by the age of ten
with his older brother Neil, singing at grange halls and county fairs.
In his early twenties he started his solo career, writing his own songs and
eventually performing them across the U.S., Canada and Europe. His songs have
received international acclaim, and one of them, Garden Song, has
been translated into several languages and is one of America's most popular
folk anthems. Other singers who have recorded Mallett's songs include
Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss, Hal Ketchum, Pete Seeger and even the
Muppets. The source of this well-traveled music is life in a small town in rural
Maine, where there still is a main street, and you can still find old barns and tall
The songs Mallett writes and sings are filled with passion, evocative imagery,
and a sense of the inevitable passage of time. The loss of American towns and
rural landscapes is the subject of many of his songs, as are the issues of
wilderness preservation and the struggle of the common man.
Opening for David is Kyler England, a rising star on the contemporary
She melds elements of folk, rock, and pop, creating seamless compositions that
are mellow and introspective, but with enough edge to hold your attention. Her
song If You Want Me To/ won a Gold Prize in the 2004
Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Contest.
Advance Ticketing for this Concert Has Closed.
Tickets will be on sale at the door.