Carol Denney
Monday, September 19, 2016, 8:00 pm (doors open at 7:00 pm)

CD release, local folkster returns w/ songs & community activism

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September 19 8:00 pm

Carol DenneyAward-winning lyricist, poet, guitarist, fiddler, and concertina player, Fiddlers for Peace founder, curator of the Deep Poetry Project, and founder and editor of the Pepper Spray Times.


2016 honoree by the City of Berkeley for 25 years of publication of the satirical newspaper the Pepper Spray Times. Nominated to the Revolutionary Poets' Brigade by former poet laureate of San Francisco Jack Hirschman in 2010. Voted best female artist at PirateCat Radio in SF in 2010. Winner of the 2009 Oldtime Spirit award from the Augusta Music Heritage Festival.


2004 honoree by the City of Berkeley for homeless advocacy, 2003 honoree for civil liberties activism through music, humor, and art by the Berkeley Commission on the Status of Women, winner of the East Bay Express' readers' poll "Best Solo Performer" for 2002, and selected as one of the San Francisco Bay Guardian's 2001 "Best of the Bay."


Micropower radio pioneer, Failure to Disperse Acoustic Revolt and Road Show ensemble and solo performances. Spiritual advisor and graphic production for the Best of Blasphemy project, proud part of the Folk This! extended family.


Inventor of the chairapillar, organizer of the 2012 Olympic Sitting Competition. Anti-war song "The Riley Boys" is sung by premier Canadian groups Eh! and Finest Kind. The new song "They're Building a Pipeline" is featured on Sierra Club and environmental websites throughout West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina. Selected as one of the artists in Berkeley's 2015 Civic Center Art Exhibition.


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