On Saturday, November 17, Tom Neilson & Lynn Waldron,storytellers & folk singers will be performing at Blue Heron Pond Studio in Brattleboro. Come be inspired. "This is very good music and very good politics." -Tom Paxton
Tom is a story teller who weaves an autobiographical sketch of satire and social commentary from his dairy farm roots to the Vietnam War, civl rights, liberation struggles in Central America and East Africa, boarder crossings pipelines, guns, breastfeeding, parenting, sexuality, reproduction, humanism, lost loves and more... Hear some songs at: http://tomneilsonmusic.com/
His work has resulted in his winnings several music awards that includes two Song of the Year Awards from Independent Musicians and a 2015 nomination for the United Nations Nelson Mandela Awards for lifetime achievement in peace and justice.
Last year he recived the Arab American Women Association Award for Global Education Through Performance Art.
Michael Stock of WLRN Miami, Florida says "Tom does a great job of reminding people of what is really important, and the power of folk music to say it"
Tom will tell you he is just a farm boy with a guitar who likes a good ball game and human rights.
This event is a fundraiser for peace sponsored by GRACE Cares's B4 Peace project, more info at www.gracecares.org.
Tom will be performing with his wife, Lynn Waldron, the 7 pm concert is at 773 Guilford St in Brattleboro. Vermont Storyteller & poet Namaya will open. Contact [email protected] for more info or call 802-254-8084.