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****Feature Show Of The Month!
Monday, May 14th, 2012 - Kenny
Selcer - performance with Liz Buchanan(backing vocals) and Jackie
Damsky(violin and backing vocals). 1/2 hour set.
Feature at the Open Mike at LOMA,
Lincoln, MA - Lincoln Library's Tarbell room at 3 Bedford Road in Lincoln, MA
We’ll be performing songs from my latest
Don’t Forget About Me & more. Hope to see you!
We go on around 8:20pm.
"Kenny Selcer is the featured performer. He’ll play 1/2
hour set starting around 8:30 backed by Liz Buchanan and Jackie Damsky. Kenny has reinvented
himself several times on the New England music scene – most recently in the world of acoustic
folk. His suave vocals and fluid guitar mastery cast an alluring sound. With Liz’s vocal
harmonies and Jackie’s violin work and vocal harmonies, expect top-notch entertainment.
Kenny’s most recent album, Don’t Forget About Me, is receiving critical acclaim and radio
air play. This is just the latest in his long string of 7 CD’s recorded over a 20 year
period. Take this opportunity to hear Kenny Selcer & Friends at our small, informal
venue!” Rich Eilbert
LOMA is a monthly event. Performers can sign up at the event or email Rich Eilbert at firstname.lastname@example.org (before
noon of the open-mike day ) for a slot. Names of those who are signed up by 7:15 will be
drawn at random. We have a sound system with mikes and instrumental pickups suitable for
individuals or small groups playing acoustic-style. Brad Meyer and Brent Clark ably handle
the sound. You are encouraged you to sign up in advance. Free Admission.
CD review from The Austin Daze:
Selcer – Don’t Forget About Me: A total blend of folk, Americana and contemporary sounds.
Using instruments as varied as the glockenspiel and lap percussion to the commonplace guitar
and drums the production is unconventional and it’s sound reflects that. Selcer produces
well-crafted songs with a variety of deliveries that makes the album an unexpected listening
tunes from my CD are getting airplay around the country. Over 54 Check this out: Kenny's
Radio Play - not all listed on this page yet.
"Kenny Plays A Sizzling and Satisfying Blend of Roots, Blues,
Reggae, Folk Rock, Country and Everything in Between."
Here are some gigs coming up:
• Saturday, May 19th, 2012 - Patty Axford with Dave Howard (bass) and Kenny Selcer - private
party, Dunstable, MA. 1pm to 3:30pm
• Saturday, May 19th, 2012 - Kenny Selcer and Oen Kennedy together
at Nourish, Lexington, MA. 7:30-10:30pm
• Sunday, May 20th, 2012 - Open mike at the Colonial
Inn in Concord, MA on from 7-10pm. 48 Monument Square, Concord, MA. Come play and listen!
I host and play too!
• Sunday, May 27th, 2012 at The Harvest Cafe -
Brunch, 11am to 1pm. Good eats! Good music! Acoustic Kenny! 40 Washington Street, Hudson,
MA - (978) 567-0948 - Come on out, say hello and eat up a storm. I play here the 4th Sunday
of each month.
• Monday, May 28th, 2012 - Annie Rich with Kenny Selcer on guitar at Cotuit
Center for the Arts Art Barn Songwriter Series (open mic), Cotuit, MA - 4404 Rte 28
(Falmouth Rd.), Cotuit, MA 02635
Kenny in Harvard, MA
Take care. Kenny - Thank You for
reading, listening, coming to gigs, emailing me, supporting my music. I appreciate it all.
Some random quotes.
Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life
has a purpose.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)
Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such.
Henry Miller (1891 - 1980)
The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the
Saint Jerome (374 AD - 419 AD)
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
One man practicing sportsmanship is better than a hundred teaching it.
Knute Rockne (1888 - 1931)
The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution.
Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)
Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.
M. F. K. Fisher
Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727)
Every man is the builder of a temple called his body.
Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)
The new electronic interdependence recreates the world in the image of a global village.
Marshall McLuhan (1911 - 1980), "Gutenberg Galaxy", 1962
People are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)
Few men during their lifetime come anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling within
them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
They are so damn 'intellectual' and rotten that I can't stand them anymore....I [would] rather
sit on the floor in the market of Toluca and sell tortillas, than have anything to do with
those 'artistic' bitches of Paris.
Frida Kahlo (1907 - 1954), (on Andre Breton and the European surrealists) letter to Nickolas
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity,
not a threat.
Prince Philip of England
This sheaf of paper with gaudy cover glued to the spine is not the book. The book is not
an object on the table, it is an event in the readers mind.... The book, therefore is only
finished when someone reads it.
Lois McMaster Bujold, Dreamweaver's Dilemma, essay "The Unsung Collaborator"
I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC), from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma
- which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of other's
opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your
heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything
else is secondary.
Steve Jobs (1955 - 2011)
The future is no place to place your better days.
It is dreams that will survive, for a dream is immortal.
Marion Zimmer Bradley, Lady of Avalon
A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
Edward Abbey (1927 - 1989)
The man least dependent upon the morrow goes to meet the morrow most cheerfully. [
Epicurus (341 BC - 270 BC), 300 B.C.
Never try to reason the prejudice out of a man. It was not reasoned into him, and cannot
be reasoned out.
Sydney Smith (1771 - 1845)
That's all folks. Kenny
The Archives: Listen to a song by
Me and Jill Stein, from our cd in 1993, Flashpoint: Everything