A voice of steel and fragility, softened by nuance and humanity | Chester County Press

Jen Chapin will be performing at the Friends Folk Club in Oxford on April 9

Source: A voice of steel and fragility, softened by nuance and humanity | Chester County Press

Sin City BandOpening for Jen Chapin, will be The Sin City Band, and WVUD’s own Scott Birney. Scott Birney founded The Sin City Band and for the past 30 years has been making some of the finest music you’ll hear anywhere., and is the author of the classic song “Way Out in Chester County”.

This wonderful performance is on Saturday, April 9th. Doors open at 7:00pm and starts at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $12 for adults, Children 12 and under are free. Refreshments are available at a reasonable price.
Proceeds from this concert will benefit the Oxford Friends Meetinghouse.
The Oxford Friends Meeting is a century old Quaker Meetinghouse with great acoustics, no bad seats, and that“spiritual vibe” only a historic space provides. For more information: Call (610) 869-8076. The Friends Folk Club is an all volunteer-community run concert series.
www.jenchapin.com or email friendsfolkclub@aol.com

Celtic Christmas December 11

Charlie Zahm concert- Friday, December 11Charlie Zahm’s annual Celtic Christmas program will be held at Oxford Friends Meeting on Friday, December 11, 2015

Doors open at 7:00pm and starts at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for senior citizens(65+) students (13-21) Children 12 and under are free. Refreshments are available at a reasonable price.
Proceeds from this concert will benefit the Oxford Friends Meetinghouse.
The Oxford Friends Meeting is a century old Quaker Meetinghouse with great acoustics, no bad seats, and that“spiritual vibe” only a historic space provides. For more information: Call (610) 593-7312. The Friends Folk Club is an all volunteer-community run concert series

Spirit Wing Concert This Friday

The Friends Folk Club is proud to announce a rare area performance by the Native American Band Spirit Wing on Friday, November 13th at 7:30 pm.
Once you hear one of Spirit Wing’s impassioned performances you will not soon forget their intense respect for their people and the history of Native Americans or that they have become one of the most popular Native American acts in the Middle Atlantic States.
Spirit Wing’s performers are: Barbara Gregg Andrews-Christy; vocals, flutes, percussion, Barry Lee; vocals, guitar, Chris Hawley; bass, percussion and Doug Penglase, percussion.
Spirit Wing has been a finalist for a Native American Music Award, five separate times. Since the year 2000, Spirit Wing has appeared at many Native American Festivals within Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. They are also a popular feature at Coffeehouses and Folk and Acoustic music festivals. A small sample of their prior appearances include; Bethlehem Musikfest, Philadelphia Folk Festival, Showcased at the National Folk Music Alliance Conference, Nassau Community College Folk Festival, Delmarva Folk Festival, Two Moon’s Memorial Powwow, Southeastern Cherokee Powwow, Forksville Folk Festival, Susquehanna Music and Arts Festival, Penn’s Landing, Hickory Fest, etc.
Their music comes from a strong folk/acoustic music tradition along with traditional Native songs that date back hundreds of years. All four members of Spirit Wing have performed in various types of bands and ensembles that feature Rock, Blues, Bluegrass, and Country music.
Come witness this wonderful performance on Friday, November 13th. Doors open at 7:00pm and starts at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for senior citizens(65+) students (13-21) Children 12 and under are free. Refreshments are available at a reasonable price.
Proceeds from this concert will benefit the Oxford Friends Meetinghouse.
The Oxford Friends Meeting is a century old Quaker Meetinghouse with great acoustics, no bad seats, and that“spiritual vibe” only a historic space provides. For more information: Call (610) 593-7312. The Friends Folk Club is an all volunteer-community run concert series
www.spiritwing.net

Men’s Breakfast

On January 25, 2015 there will be Men’s Breakfast at Oxford Friends Meeting – The men cook and all are welcome to eat!  Bring your appetites at 9:00 a.m.  Chefs please plan to arrive earlier if your specialty requires prep and cooking time.
At around 9:45 we will hear about a local lobbying effort from Norman Bruner. 
Worship will be begin around 10:30.
We hope you will join us for what is sure to be a richly rewarding morning.

Mildred Pugh

Mildred PughWe are deeply saddened by the passing of our dear Friend, Mildred Pugh on Tuesday, January 6, 2015.

Burial at Calvert Friends Cemetery will be held on Saturday, January 10th at 11am, with a reception at noon at Oxford Friends Meeting House, Oxford, PA. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Friends Service Committee, c/o R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 111 S. Queen Street, Rising Sun, MD 21911.

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