Wayne's World back Nov. 9
Local musician Wayne Richards will present another Wayne's World Coffee House from 7 to 9 Nov. 9 at Lake Oswego United Methodist Church, 1855 South Shore Blvd. in Lake Oswego. The musical event is for all ages and features Laura Ivancie, Tom May and Richards in concert.
Ivancie is an American singer and songwriter who sings a mix of genres, including electronic, alternative, folk, rock, country, jazz, blues and soul. She is a regular attraction at the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival, and this year played the Rose Festival with Grammy Award-winning folk rock group Jay Bird Koder. She was most recently featured as a solo acoustic artist the House of Blues in Las Vegas.
May has toured the nation for the last 45 years, opening concerts for Gordon Lightfoot in the 1970s, establishing his own nationally syndicated radio broadcast in the '80s and founding and producing Portland's largest annual folk concert, Winterfolk in the 1990s. He has released 14 albums and his songs are eloquently accompanied by stories of geography, history, romance and politics.
Richards is a national award winning songwriter and festival favorite. Richards and his band were chosen to arrange the country side of the Portland Trail Blazers theme song. His song "Blue" as won Portland Songwriters Association Song
of the Year, and his song
"So Easy" won the Dallas, Texas singer/songwriter contest.
The concert is free and open to all. Donations are gratefully accepted.
— For The Review, Tidings